How to succeed as a new sustainability manager

Leadership for Sustainability

May 30 2024 • 40 mins

How do you get started as a brand new sustainability manager? Libby Kerman stepped into the newly created role of sustainability manager with Lincolnshire Housing Partnership just a year after university. Now, two years on, she reflects on what she’s achieved and learned.

Libby talks about:

  • the achievements she’s most proud of
  • who and what helped her succeed
  • tackling her next big task: sustainability reporting

Listen for ideas and inspiration to help you make greater progress on sustainability:

  • why you sometimes learn most from people who resist change
  • how relationships with colleagues across the business have been crucial
  • how external networks of peers are so important
  • why you shouldn’t worry that you don’t have all the answers
  • podcasts that Libby has found useful on her journey

You'll find all the links mentioned in this episode in the companion blog post here:

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