As we look back over the past few decades, sustainability causes and issues have become more and more prominent on business agendas, as views and strategies shift from compliance to competitive advantage. As sustainability has become a more strategic issue for businesses, the need for transcendent leaders has become imperative.
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In this powerful course you will think divergently about issues surrounding why sustainability is a key strategy for businesses’ both bottom and top lines. You will also be examining how a business should begin on their journey toward sustainability, and why there are those businesses choosing not to be sustainable at all.
We will also look closely at why transformational leadership is needed when developing and deploying sustainable causes, products, procedures and cultures within a business and specifically within the private sector.
By enrolling in this program you are giving yourself the opportunity to develop the skill set needed to influence change in your field to make clean energy a priority and help businesses pick up where the government has failed.
Transformative Sustainability Leadership meets Wednesday evenings for five weeks.
If you are a passionate individual looking to lead and inspire people inside and outside your organization to realize the strageic advantages of sustainability and clean enegery for the betterment of business and the world, this program is a critical step.
• Understand the role of transformative leadership in sustainability in the private sector
• Identify strategies for effective transformative leadership in the private sector
• Describe their own potential contributions to sustainability leadership and initiatives in the private sector
Transformative Sustainability Leadership will focus on the importance of leadership in educating and inspiring people inside and outside their organizations to realize the strategic advantages of sustainability and clean energy for the betterment of the business world. You will cover:
• Why is sustainability key?
• What else is at stake?
• If solutions are available and cost-effective; how do we proceed?
• Why we aren’t doing more? When do we start?
• The need for transcendent leaders
• Exploring your own potential for leadership
Steve Melink is the founder, owner, and president of Melink Corporation, a provider of building commissioning services, energy-saving kitchen ventilation controls and solar PV systems for the commercial and institutional building industry since 1987. Steve is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio and holds a BSME degree from Vanderbilt University and MBA from Duke University. He is a board member of the USGBC Cincinnati Chapter; a board member of Green Energy Ohio; and a member of the Greater Cincinnati Green Council, Ohio Green Pathways Council, Ohio Advanced Energy Consortium, and the U.S. Clean Economy Network. Melink Corporation's headquarters in Cincinnati is the first LEED-Gold NC and LEED-Platinum EB certified office building in the State of Ohio. It is also Energy Star certified with a rating of 99 out of 100. In 2010 the Association of Energy Engineers awarded their building the Renewable Energy Project of the Year. Steve's goal is to help mainstream the sustainability movement through positive leadership. He believes that energy is the core of some of our most pressing challenges in the U.S, including economic growth, national security, and environmental health.Show More