A Sustainability Manager or Head of Sustainability provides an organisation with support and advice on all sustainability-related issues. They are responsible for an organisation’s sustainability strategy and develop initiatives to support this. Part of this includes influencing organisational culture by championing sustainability, driving innovation and encouraging continuous improvement.
The roles of Sustainability Manager and Head of Sustainability can be similar in terms of tasks involved, although the roles may report into different levels, or have different levels of responsibility. However, in different organisations, the titles can sometimes be used interchangeably, depending on the size and structure of the organisation in question.