Operating “sustainably” is a feather in the cap for any company today, no matter whether it’s situated in the field of technology, tourism, transportation, or elsewhere. The global crisis of climate change has led informed citizens to strategically support businesses that can claim this important distinction. On top of that, many executives feel personally driven to develop practices that benefit society and the environment. But what does it mean to be sustainable?

Andrew Ernest, an Online Master of Natural Resources (OMNR) student at Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, is helping his employer, FourKites, define sustainability and develop an actionable plan to operate sustainably. FourKites is a real-time supply chain visibility platform that major global companies use to track and manage their freight.

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