Sustainability Roadmap Part 4: Creating Policies

Developing specific policies defines the culture within a company, allowing it to achieve its vision, objectives and targets. This is a key step in creating a comprehensive sustainability strategy.

This article is step 4 in our four-step series on creating a sustainability strategy. For the other steps in the series, see Step 1: Defining a sustainability vision, Step 2: Identifying sustainability objectives, and Step 3: Setting sustainability targets.

If a strategy lays out where a business is going and what its long term objectives and short-medium term priorities and goals are, then policies are the frameworks that help define decision making and activities in order to achieve those …