Pathway

Signal

Description

Undertake actions to communicate the importance of sustainability to your employees by making external commitments and by establishing internal processes for follow up and recognition of sustainability efforts.

Practice

Self-regulate

Description

Self-regulate: adopt more stringent practices than mandated by regulation or common standards

Question

To what extent do you implement voluntary initiatives and adopt more stringent practices than mandated by regulation or common standards?

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Practice

Commit

Description

Have the organization and/or senior leadership team make a public commitment to sustainability goals and targets

Question

To what extent does your organization and your senior leadership team make its commitment to sustainability public?

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Practice

Model

Description

Managers visibly fulfill the organization's desired sustainability behaviors and through their actions demonstrate their commitment and their expectations of others

Question

To what extent does organizational leadership model the organization's desired sustainability behaviors and through their actions demonstrate their commitment and their expectations of others?

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Practice

Inform

Description

Keep employees informed, apprised, and up-to-date on efforts and progress related to sustainability

Question

To what extent do your managers ensure that they keep employees informed about the status of ongoing sustainability projects and initiatives including which initiatives are being pursued (or not pursued) and why?

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Practice

Follow Up

Description

Follow up: regularly monitor and enquire about the status of sustainability tasks

Question

To what extent do your frontline managers regularly follow up with employees to monitor and enquire about the status of sustainability tasks in your organization?

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Practice

Recognize

Description

Show awareness of, approval of, or appreciation for efforts to implement sustainability through informal accolades

Question

To what extent do you recognize efforts to implement sustainability (such as coming up with solutions to sustainability problems, devising efforts to save energy or reduce waste, and volunteering) through rewards and recognition?

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