All graduates with a CSRS as well as organizations with senior executives with a CSRS or willing to upgrade to a CSRS to join ICSP. The benefits to graduates are multifold. Firstly, membership in a professional association is a statement of both commitment and ability in the chosen field. In an age where the complex field of sustainability is becoming of increasing concern and importance in all decision-making, the recognition coming from membership in a professional association will both open doors and smooth the journey to achieving organizational sustainability goals.
the precise and difficult nature of sustainability as a study, the ability of an organization to remain viable and to conform to best practice will increasing require reliance upon a well-grounded strategy in sustainability. Membership in the Institute of Certified Sustainability Practitioners provides a solid entry into positions that will deliver value and benefit to organizations going forward.
For organizations, benefits of membership include a demonstrated clear support for developing the profession of sustainability and thus of its own sustainability. Gaining access to up-to-date support and information, as well as remaining as a mover and shaker, will be a signal to investors, to employees, to suppliers, to customers and to regulators that this organization is making the effort to remain relevant and on a pathway to continual improvement and long term value creation.