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Chief Sustainability Officers - 11-1011.03

O*NET-SOC Description

Communicate and coordinate with management, shareholders, customers, and employees to address sustainability issues. Enact or oversee a corporate sustainability strategy.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Corporate Sustainability Process Manager
  • Director of Sustainability
  • Director of Sustainability Programs
  • Director of Sustainable Design
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Sustainability Director
  • Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (VP CSR and Sustainability)

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-1000 Top Executives
11-1010 Chief Executives
11-1011.00 Chief Executives
11-1011.03 Chief Sustainability Officers

Related Occupations

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  • Conduct risk assessments related to sustainability and the environment.
  • Create and maintain sustainability program documents, such as schedules and budgets.
  • Develop methodologies to assess the viability or success of sustainability initiatives.
  • Develop or execute strategies to address issues such as energy use, resource conservation, recycling, pollution reduction, waste elimination, transportation, education, and building design.
  • Develop sustainability reports, presentations, or proposals for supplier, employee, academia, media, government, public interest, or other groups.
  • Develop, or oversee the development of, marketing or outreach media for sustainability projects or events.
  • Develop, or oversee the development of, sustainability evaluation or monitoring systems.
  • Direct sustainability program operations to ensure compliance with environmental or governmental regulations.
  • Evaluate and approve proposals for sustainability projects, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and integration with other initiatives.
  • Formulate or implement sustainability campaign or marketing strategies.
  • Identify and evaluate pilot projects or programs to enhance the sustainability research agenda.
  • Identify educational, training, or other development opportunities for sustainability employees or volunteers.
  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of sustainability programs.
  • Research environmental sustainability issues, concerns, or stakeholder interests.
  • Review sustainability program objectives, progress, or status to ensure compliance with policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Supervise employees or volunteers working on sustainability projects.
  • Write and distribute financial or environmental impact reports.
  • Write project proposals, grant applications, or other documents to pursue funding for environmental initiatives.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Analyze data to determine project feasibility.
  • Develop marketing plans or strategies for environmental initiatives.
  • Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities.
  • Develop sustainable organizational policies or practices.
  • Direct organizational operations, projects, or services.
  • Evaluate environmental or sustainability projects.
  • Evaluate green operations or programs for compliance with standards or regulations.
  • Evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Identify environmental concerns.
  • Identify opportunities for green initiatives.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Maintain operational records for green energy processes or other environmentally-sustainable activities.
  • Manage control system activities in organizations.
  • Manage outreach activities.
  • Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
  • Prepare operational progress or status reports.
  • Prepare proposals or grant applications to obtain project funding.
  • Present sustainable products or services information to the public.
  • Schedule activities or facility use.
  • Supervise workers performing environmentally sustainable activities.

Military Crosswalk Titles

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Vice President