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Green Underpants

Some good insights into better interpretations of what sustainability really is! Thank you Simon.

SIMON WILD

20131118-082112.jpg In the recent leadership forum we were asked what we believed clients would be selecting us for in 5 years time, one of my answers was met with bewilderment and a few laughs – Green Underpants.

What did I mean by Green Underpants?

In the future, no wait this is right now, we will be judged by our clients and colleagues not for what we say we do but what we actually do. Oh hang on it goes deeper than that. We are judged everyday by what we do, not what we say we do, in fact when we say we do, or will do something but don’t, the damage can be long lasting.

Green Underpants helps us to visualise and remember this. It doesn’t matter what colour your suit is (what happens on the outside or what people see) it matters more what colour your underpants are (what happens…

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This entry was posted on 18 November 2013 by in Environmental Sustainability.

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