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80% of CEOs feel pressured to improve human sustainability

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🗞️ Driving the news: A Deloitte report reveals that 80% of CEOs feel pressured to enhance human sustainability, driven by demands from employees, customers, investors, partners, and board members
• This pressure is prompting leaders to focus on improving worker well-being, skills, equity, and purpose

🔭 The context: Human sustainability emphasizes creating value for people, ensuring their health, skills, and sense of purpose
• The Deloitte survey of 3,150 individuals highlights the growing expectation for companies to shift from extracting value from employees to fostering their overall well-being

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: Prioritizing human sustainability aligns with broader ESG goals, contributing to long-term benefits for both people and organizations, and supporting a more equitable and sustainable society

⏭️ What's next: Companies are expected to increase public commitments to human sustainability metrics, with executives pushing for their compensation to be tied to these outcomes
• The focus on human sustainability may enhance employee engagement, productivity, and retention

💬 One quote: "Embracing human sustainability can have benefits for both business and people," says Paul Silverglate, Deloitte's U.S. technology sector vice chair

📈 One stat: 88% of executives would like their pay tied to human sustainability metrics, yet 81% admit their organizations aren't doing enough to make public commitments around these issues

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