Sustaining Sustainability

Episode 35: Accenture Sustainable Business Strategy - with Jack Azagury, Accenture

von Sustaining Sustainability | Vom 2021-12-01

In this episode, CSB Director CB Bhattacharya is joined from NYC, NY by Jack Azagury, Senior Management Director – Market Unit Lead – US Northeast at Accenture. Jack is responsible for clients, people, offices, community involvement, and financial performance across the region. Leading more than 10,000 people in the Northeast; he focuses on bringing continuous innovation to clients, attracting, and retaining top talent and strengthening Accenture’s impact in the local communities. Prior to his current role, Jack led Accenture’s Resources business in North America, oversaw Accenture’s North America utilities business, served as the global lead for Accenture's Smart Grid Services business, and led Accenture’s Management Consulting practice for North America Resources and Accenture’s North America utilities strategy practice. In this episode, Jack Azagury and Professor Bhattacharya discuss: • The recent study by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture • Accenture’s commitment to achieve a gender-balanced workforce by 2025 • Changes in ESG measurement and disclosure Sign up to receive weekly episodes right to your inbox: Submit your "Sustaining Sustainability" feedback and/or questions: This episode was researched, recorded, edited, and produced by Prof. CB Bhattacharya and CSB Team of the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sustainable Business: Music: "Lively" by Dee Yan-Key From the Free Music Archive CC BY NC SA

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This podcast series explores sustainability lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. Through short (15-minute) interviews with industry managers, academic experts, government officials, and civil society leaders, we explore various societal challenges magnified by the COVID-19 crisis. Each episode focuses on a specific topic and builds toward a call to action.