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This webinar will describe the imperative of setting long-term sustainability strategies to steward the organization and society to a sustainable future. It will profile recent research into the approaches leading companies are taking to develop “sustainability vision stories,” that address the sustainability mega-forces that will affect companies and their operating environments, how the company can both adapt to and influence the sustainability forces in a positive way and adopt a long-term sustainability quest that will improve outcomes for the organization, its stakeholders and broader society. The webinar will also provide a case study of a leading company with exemplary practices in setting and pursuing a long-term sustainability vision, including how it has transitioned through various phases of sustainability performance.  Our case study will be The Dow Chemical Company, presented by Dow's Associate Director of Sustainability.

WEBINAR: Setting Sustainability Visions and Strategies to Address New Realities

Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET. All registrants will receive a recording of the live webinar.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Learn best practices in sustainability visions
  • Understand the drivers and benefits of setting a long-term sustainability vision
  • Gain knowledge on how to develop an ambitious sustainability quest at your organization
  • Learn about one company’s journey to setting a long-term sustainability vision that benefits the company, its customers and society.

PRESENTERS:

Coro Strandberg, President of Strandberg Consulting, is an influential sustainability strategist and thought leader. Coro is a Canadian trailblazer and visionary in marketplace innovation to advance social, environmental and financial progress and has contributed to the evolving field of CSR and sustainability for more than 25 years. She works with businesses, governments and industry associations to create strategies and pursue business models to address social and environmental risks and opportunities that propel society towards a sustainable future. She is an Associate with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility and The Conference Board of Canada Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Institute. She is best known for her work developing the Qualities of a Transformational Company and the Social Purpose Company framework.

Coro has a tri-sector background in business, government and non-profit leadership working in social, environmental and financial roles. She has 20 years of experience as a Corporate Director and six years of industry association experience. Coro specializes in helping organizations become leaders in transformational sustainability. This includes advising on sustainability leadership and innovation strategies, social purpose business models and sustainability governance, management, implementation and integration. She works with industry associations to help their members and sector become more sustainable. Coro supports governments to harness the power of business to advance sustainability solutions. She is an expert in integrating sustainability in finance, human resources, risk management and procurement and developing social and inclusive sustainability strategies. Coro has a long track record advising boards of directors and corporate secretaries on building their competencies in sustainability governance and board stewardship.

She regularly publishes blogs, articles, research, tools and guides on sustainability and corporate social responsibility leadership on her website at www.corostrandberg.com.

Coro was named the top CSR consultant in Canada in 2015 for her leadership and impact in sustainability consulting. Coro lives and works in a LEED Gold Certified home she built with her partner in Vancouver, BC.

Rose Perkins is the Associate Director of Sustainability for The Dow Chemical Company. Her responsibilities include developing and deploying business integration and employee engagement sustainability programs across the company. Focused on advancing Dow’s leadership in sustainability through the power of collaboration, Perkins works with Dow business leaders to promote best-practice sharing on sustainable business strategies. She also leads a global network of Dow employees that engage in open dialogue on global sustainability topics inside and outside of Dow.

Prior to Dow’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas in April 2009, she was global manager of Sustainable Development for Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials business, a specialty chemical supplier to the electronics industries. She has more than 25 years of experience in advocating for environmental protection and sustainable development. Perkins received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

ISSP credential holders will earn 0.5 CEUs for attending this webinar.

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November 9, 2017 11:00 AM   through   11:00 AM PT
Admission $ 25.00

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