There are a range of drivers that lead companies to make responsible business leadership a strategic priority.
If you think that government's commitments and actions that support business (or hold it to account) are an important signal and motivator for improving business sustainability.then you are partially right. If you think that increasing sustainable supply chain preferences from customers are rewarding firms with transparent commitments and programs then you are also right.
... but new evidence from US companies shows that employees expect that their leadership to take a much more vocal and active role in social and environmental issues.
Read about the survey HERE or read an associated article from Weinreb Group HERE