Raj Gopiraj

Corporate Development Manager, Australian Red Cross2012 Melbourne Fellowship

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Having the ability to influence leaders - leads to a sustained competitive advantage.

What was the most valuable thing you got out of CSL?

Prior to CSL - I was looking to influence and create conversations within large multinationals to consider human sustainability. Post CSL - I had the confidence to be an enabler and drive outcomes that consistently delivers on human sustainability.

Why are you passionate about sustainability? What was the moment or event that made you decide to become a 'change maker' in your field?

not sure - just am... When i realized that you convincing the CEO of a company directly impacted and influenced the behaviors of hundreds and even thousands of people inside and outside an organization - and scale that such impact had - really drove me to create conversations around the value and power of CSR.

Why is leadership for sustainability important?

Having the ability to influence leaders - leads to a sustained competitive advantage.

What do you plan to do next on your sustainability journey?

Influence leaders to act on sustainability

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Aislinn Martin

Team Leader, National Faculty of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health

2012 Melbourne Fellowship
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James Ayers

Masters of Strategic Leadership for Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

2012 Melbourne Fellowship
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Lilli McCubbin

Senior Consultant, EY

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Madeliene Wilson

Policy consultant and freelance copywriter, Consultant for Collective Position.

2012 Melbourne Fellowship

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