Organizational Survival: The Double Meaning of Sustainability

Presented by Greg Balestrero, Strategic Advisor – Corporate Consciousness, Leadership, and Sustainability, IIL
This webinar provides the motivation for organizations to look beyond a pure profit motive and take on social, economic, environmental, and ethical responsibilities to have a positive influence on global prosperity. Gregory Balestrero (IIL Strategic Advisor on Leadership, Sustainability & Corporate Consciousness and co-author of Organizational Survival: Profitable Strategies for a Sustainable Future) will discuss the results of nearly three years of research and share insight on how to increase value, enhance reputation, and improve image and brand through an integrated approach to strategic change.
The Presenter
Gregory Balestrero is a Strategic Advisor on Leadership, Corporate Consciousness & Sustainability for International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL).
He has been a global advocate for excellence in performance management and business results for over 40 years, and served as project engineer, project manager, and senior executive for several professional membership associations, including the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), and the Project Management Institute (PMI®).Prior to joining IIL, Gregory served as the President and CEO of PMI for more than 8 years. During that time he met with business and government leaders in more than 60 countries, advocating and promoting a project focus in engineering, construction, and a broad range of business sectors. This exposure has shaped his thinking and message, reinforcing the need that organizations must transform to sustain themselves, integrating the values of community and the planet with their own corporate strategies and values. Through his work, Gregory aims to help global corporations discover how they can change their strategies to focus on serving their communities and the planet, while being or becoming market leaders.
About IIL
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