Employability for Sustainability

If you want to align your values and make a positive impact with your career it is important that you understand what competencies are going to be required to do this. You will already have a fantastic complement of skills honed during your studies. However, based on our research with corporate leaders, there are some key leadership and management areas that are going to be a pre-requisite for success in the future and you may not have started to develop these as yet. Skills and abilities such as Systems Thinking, Peripheral Vision, Cross Boundary Working, Comfort with Ambiguity and Entrepreneurship are just some of the things you are going to need. Here are some of our top download picks with a focus on leadership, employability and the skills required to thrive in a sustainable business world.

Employability Downloads

  • Here is a great document published by Net Impact: Corporate Careers That Make a Difference

Net Impact - Corporate Careers That Make a Difference Net Impact - Corporate Careers That Make a Difference (1694 KB)

  • A Tomorrows Company report on Global Talent

Tomorrows Global Talent Tomorrows Global Talent (2488 KB)


  • The Mayday Network and their research on Skills for a Sustainable Economy

Skills for a Sustainable Economy Skills for a Sustainable Economy (2734 KB)


  • Sky commissioned a Future Leaders report based on interviews with MBAs, MSc's & Undergraduates

Sky Future Leaders Sky Future Leaders (7285 KB)


  • Barrett Brown of Integral fame shares his latest perspectives on Conscious Leadership

Conscious Leadership Conscious Leadership (4369 KB)


  • Ashridge Business School latest published research on Leadership in a Rapidly Changing World

Leadership in a Rapidly Changing World Leadership in a Rapidly Changing World (1010 KB)

Games

Want to try out your skills? Then here are some games to get you engaging with some of the common business topics around sustainability.

Try your hand at starting a business online
Better Business Choices

Business choices a game from the CEO's perspective developed by BT
Better Business Dilemas

PowerUp an IBM strategy game looking at energy usage
PowerUp the Game

The classic Daisy World learn about self regulating dynamic systems
Daisy World

Resource Management and ecological overshoot in the seminal Fishbanks game
Fishbanks

Climate change decisions from the BBC
Climate Challenge

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