One of the big discussion points during COP26 was the recognition that people, inclusive of mental health and performance, must be part of an organization’s sustainability program.

Current ESG articles underscore “why the human element matters more than ever” and talk about how managing the health and happiness of employees is critical to organizational health and performance.

This 8 point guide on the key components of a sustainability program considers employee performance, health and happiness as the most important component to a successful sustainability program.

This is an example of a corporate employee performance, health and happiness program that is integrated into a sustainability program.

Sustainability has always been about people.  A sustainability program that does not have a ‘people piece’ is not a true sustainability program.