CEO of Leading Company in Sustainability
The category of CEO of Leading Company in Sustainability is reserved for those professionals who, according to the perception of various stakeholders, demonstrate leadership in the integration of sustainability to the businesses they manage.
IN THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONALS WHO DEMONSTRATE EXCELLENCE IN THIS CATEGORY, THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE CONSIDERED:
Deep understanding of the impact of sustainability on business strategy
The selected professional in this category should be a CEO that integrates the environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) areas into the company’s business, actively identifying and communicating sustainable development opportunities, and considering the company’s social interest in the implementation of corporate decisions.
Credibility for his/her role in favor of sustainability
EThe selected professional in this category must be a CEO with impeccable credibility for his/her role in favor of sustainability. As the company’s main strategic spokesperson, he/she must be recognized by the stakeholders with whom he/she is linked by a genuine sustainable vocation and by establishing high standards of sustainability in his/her competitive environment.
Consideration of stakeholders in sustainable development
The selected professional in this category should be a CEO with a focus on building excellent relationships with stakeholders, unafraid to face the challenges of business and investment that entail major corporate efforts to promote environment safeguarding, or consideration of the social and economic conditions in the company´s chain value. The CEO must be recognized in the market for his/her leadership and knowledge of the impact of sustainable development on his/her industry.
Skills for the creation of teams oriented towards sustainability
The selected professional in this category must be a CEO who is considered by his/her work team, as a true leader oriented to the sustainable development of the company and its businesses. He/she must demonstrate negotiation capacity and solid arguments to integrate sustainability programs into the productive processes of the organization, as well as outstanding communication skills to convey to his/her team and the capital market the benefits of integrating sustainability into the business strategy.