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Fortune Survey report

Designing A Sustainable Enterprise

200 Senior Executives from 11 industries share their perspectives on principle elements of hybrid work design and how businesses are using technology to achieve more sustainable and equitable workplaces.

This report from Fortune Brand Studio and HCLTech shares actionable insights on designing a sustainable enterprise.

36%

Respondents said employee digital literacy is a more important hurdle than IT skills (20%) to implement tech solutions to support a sustainable work model

51%

Respondents said work-life balance is a top consideration for building an innovative and resilient organizational culture, ahead of wages and salaries (40%)

56%

Executives believe that employee productivity and performance are the biggest priorities when designing a sustainable workplace model

59%

Executives invite employees to comment specifically on upcoming decisions that affect the work model

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Key Tenets Of A Modern Workplace

Making effective workplace changes is top of mind for survey respondents
Hybrid Model of Work

Making effective workplace changes is a top priority

More than 90% of executives agree that this is a top priority for their organizations

 
Recruiting and retaining top talent has been a constant challenge in the tightest labor market in decades
Drawing Top Talent

Recruiting and retaining the best workers has been an ongoing challenge

64% of companies that have successfully established a sustainable work model see DEI as the most important feature that attracts candidates

Leadership is aware of how their work models impact the environment
Fostering Sustainability

Leadership is aware of how their work models impact the environment

Tied at 33%, reduction in commuting and business travel are the most important contributors to improving environmental conditions

The design of new work model generally rests with senior leadership team
Technology Investment

Next year, advanced process analytics and advanced people analytics will become increasingly crucial

86% of leaders say they have invested ‘substantially’ in new technologies to support a sustainable work model.

 
Leaders predict that advanced people analytics and advanced process analytics will become more essential over the next year
Clear Vision & Strategy

The design of a new work model generally rests with the senior leadership team

Roughly equal proportions say their head of HR (39%) or head of IT (36%) have overall responsibility

 

Key Imperatives Of A Sustainable Workplace

Top 5 objectives

Top 5 objectives for creating a sustainable workplace model

37%

Attracting and retaining top talent

37%

Enabling every employee to be productive wherever they work

35%

Achieving high levels of employee engagement

27%

Enhancing our reputation as a progressive employer

26%

Promoting creativity and innovation

Top 5 objectives
Top 5 priorities

Top 5 priorities when designing a sustainable workplace model

56%

Productivity and performance

41%

Work-life balance

39%

Employee satisfaction

35%

Environmental sustainability

32%

A diverse and inclusive workforce

Top 5 priorities
Top 5 obstacles

Top 5 obstacles to building a sustainable workplace model

38%

Operational requirements

33%

Employee pushback

30%

A restrictive regulatory environment

29%

Organizational silos

22%

Lack of senior management vision

Top 5 obstacles