Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a sustainability analyst.

A Sustainability Analyst ensures that the company upholds sustainability strategies and works towards finding new, innovative, and economically reductive ways to stay green. He/she will help to facilitate training of employees on corporate sustainability issues as well as aid the organization in developing and maintaining its brand to the outside public.

Other duties include communicating to stakeholders on matters relating to sustainability; collecting and analysis of sustainability data; monitor sustainability issues, trends and programs; measure the organization's sustainability performance; analyze and audit the company sustainability ventures; assist the company in addressing CSR issues and putting in place measures that will help minimize company wastage and improve its efficiency, and effectiveness.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Learn to anticipate problems and try one's best to prevent them in order to avoid getting stressed when they arise

Volunteer for extra tasks and projects when one feels they can handle more work alongside their regular tasks

[employee comments goal]

Develop a hunger for personal growth even as the business excels

Have a plan and work it to see your dreams come true

[employee comments goal]

Remain composed even when faced with ambiguity or any form of emergency

Show willingness to learn new skills that increase efficiency by frequently attending self-improvement seminars and training

[employee comments goal]

Take a deep breath or pause whenever faced with a difficult situation in order to change one's way of thinking

Reevaluate one's schedule once in a while in order to eliminate less important tasks and have more time and energy for what really matters in one's professional life

[employee comments goal]

Constantly communicate own plans to achieve goals and desire for results within the assigned work tasks

Focus on high-priority actions and try as much as possible not to get distracted by low-priority actions

[employee comments goal]

Set clearly defined and achievable goals in order to stay motivated to accomplish them and meet quality standards

Allow enough time for tasks or projects in order to avoid feeling overloaded and increasing chances of errors

[employee comments goal]

Show willingness to build and nurture relationships and create more time to meet others

Choose words wisely when having a conversation and avoid offensive or rude language

[employee comments goal]

Dedicate more resources for supporting diversity and always communicate the value of diversity

Avoid making jokes that might be offensive to others and be more respectful to people with diverse views

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in communicating the purpose and outcomes of a research in a clear manner

Learn to use appropriate data collection methods when gathering data

[employee comments goal]

Learn to concentrate in all training sessions and avoid distracters while learning

Develop a positive attitude towards complex training sessions and show more willingness to learn new skills

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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