5. How to get there?

This step is about the practical, action-oriented, tactical level of delivering the organisation’s sustainability strategy. This will provide a wide range of benefits across the full spectrum of the triple bottom line. The cost/benefit analysis and pay-back period for each project will be unique to each organisation and dependent on your specific sustainability business case. Often there’s a need to develop organisational capacity for any changes. This has to be handled sensitively through pragmatic and effective change management and capacity building processes.

Critical Friend, Mentoring & Coaching

Tool: EcoSTEPS Critical Friend, Mentoring & Coaching services may be useful in assisting with the change management and capacity building processes. Learn more...

Sustainability Pyramid

Tool: EcoSTEPS Sustainability Pyramid gives your sustainability program an integrated and coordinated approach. Top-level strategic direction and leadership combines with major process and technical improvements – with continuous innovation from all resources. This becomes part of daily life – not an extra burden on already busy workloads. Learn more...


Implementing the organisation’s sustainability strategy usually requires action at all levels in the organisation.

It also requires building the capability and culture of the organisation to think and act in ways that are sustainable.


As well as undertaking specific sustainability improvement programs, the organisation needs to build the overall capability, innovation & culture.

To do this we need to put sustainability ENABLERS in place to ensure the DELIVERY of our strategy.

Sustainability Management Systems

Tool: Sustainability Management Systems (SMS). Many organisations, especially manufacturing ones have realized the benefits of implementing an Environmental Management System (EMS). These EMS are often certified in accordance with ISO14001. Increasingly, however, proactive organisations are starting to appreciate the holistic and integrated nature of their sustainability approach and management systems. Such thinking leads to the development of Sustainability Management Systems (SMS). Learn more...

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