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How to become a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO): The Ultimate Guide

Set your sights on a CSO role?Ā With the rightĀ steps and strategy in place, it's very possible.

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What the role of a Chief Sustainability Officer entails with detailed insights into the core responsibilities.

How to nail your network to ensure you are the first to hear of openings and the first to get a clear sense of what companies areĀ looking for.

The range of ideal skills you'll want to possess and develop to be a CSO.


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Your Coach, Mentor, and Career Partner

Shannon Houde has spent two decades mentoring, coaching and training more than 1500 change leaders and CSOs in the impact sector across 30+ countries and over 4000 hours of one-to-one support.

She founded Walk of Life, the first-of-its kind international career advisory business focused solely on corporate sustainability and ESG, more than 15 years ago.

As an ICF-certified executive coach accredited in the GameChanger IndexĀ®, Shannon was selected as a meta coach for the Goleman Emotional Intelligence certification program. She is a published author of the book "Good Work" and has been a GreenBiz columnist for more than 10 years.

Her coaching is underpinned by 20 years in recruitment and 10 years as a sustainability consultant and an in-house practitioner within Fortune 500 companies, management consultancies and recruitment agencies including Deloitte, WWF, Blackrock, Adobe, and Acre.

As an ICF-PCC certified executive coach, Shannon was selected as a Meta Coach to teach on Daniel Golemanā€™s Emotional Intelligence Coach Certification course. PCC credential holders are trained, experienced coaches with a commitment to high ethical standards. Shannon is also certified in Harrison Assessments, The GameChanger Index, and Korn Ferry's ESCI 360.

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