Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, November 2013, written by John Wilson, formerly the Director of Corporate Governance at TIAA-CREF and Director of Socially Responsible Investing at Christian Brothers Investment Services.

The most important discussions today are taking place not across organizations but within them. Sustainability professionals both in investment organizations and operating companies need stronger tools to make their case to organizational leadership and mainstream colleagues. To achieve this, the traditional dialogue between sustainability professionals in corporate and investment organizations needs to evolve.