We recently spoke with Theresa Millard, sustainability and stewardship project manager at Kohler and founder of Biomimicry Granada, about re-thinking manufacturing waste and helping people reconnect with the material world.
We recently spoke with Mike Pepperman, corporate social responsibility and community relations manager at LG Electronics, about why he’s so inspired by LGE’s work supporting sustainable happiness for youth.
Keep reading to understand the impact of this work and how it also supports LGE’s business value. Does your work relate to the science of happiness? If so, get in touch with Mike to drive even greater impact.
Ann Starodaj (@AnnStarodaj), director of sustainability at Optoro, spoke with us recently to discuss her passion for promoting sustainable consumption, how Optoro’s software solutions enable this for clients, and how leveraging a strong appetite within the business to measure product impact is helping her expand the sustainability team.
Keep reading to learn more about the inspiring army of changemakers Ann is seeing in the marketplace, her desire to collaborate with members on reverse logistics, and the insights she gained as a pastry chef before diving head long into sustainability.
We recently spoke with Jay Hunsberger, vice president of marketing and sales at new SB Corporate Member company, Sustana. He shared why sustainability is critical to their work as a producer of premium recycled fibers for packaging, printing and more.
Read below to learn how Jay’s previous experience as an engineer has informed his view of sustainability, how a strongly customer-centric perspective guides Sustana’s work, and why he advocates for new solutions, rather than stalling for fear of imperfection or the unknown.
Stephanie Valdez Streaty, senior director of corporate social responsibility at Cox Automotive, shares how they plan to achieve an ambitious Zero Waste to Landfill goal by 2024 and speaks about future projects she’d like to tackle with help from other SB Corporate Members, including water replenishment projects.
Read on to see how her love for sustainability and the outdoors has positively impacted her family, her community and her workplace.
We recently caught up with Jennifer Silberman (@jsilberman1), vice president of corporate responsibility at Target. In this member spotlight, she shares how Target is embedding social and environmental purpose into their company strategy to drive change throughout the retail industry.
Jennifer also shares how employee passion and creativity led to the most successful brand launch in Target history, notes what can happen when corporate leaders combine forces and reveals the novel she’s penning in her spare time – one that might make a great addition to your future beach reads. Read on to learn more.
Kelley Bell, vice president of social and environmental impact at Driscoll’s, discusses how the company works closely with local farming communities and how she’d like to collaborate with other Members on the issue of a living wage.
Keep reading to understand how Driscoll’s social work supports the longevity and success of the business, which skill makes Kelley uniquely qualified for her role, and how her team finds value in attending SB conferences.
Danielle Azoulay (@ecodanielle), head of CSR and sustainability at L'Oréal, spoke with us recently about the projects she’s most excited about right now and how she stays inspired to drive positive change for the business, including the ability to measure environmental and social impacts for all L'Oréal products.
Keep reading to learn how writing a letter to the President and other experiences at young age inspired Danielle’s work in sustainability and how she wants to work with other members to lift the entire consumer packaged goods industry together.
Paulette Frank, vice president, EHS and sustainability at Johnson & Johnson, sat down with us recently to discuss her inspiration for tackling issues related to human and environmental health.
Keep reading to discover why Paulette enjoys palm reading (for fun), what compels her to run toward the next big challenge, how she’d like to pool resources with other members, and more.
Cathy Combs, director of sustainability at Eastman, shares why Eastman invests in social initiatives to drive business value. Cathy also explains how FOMO (fear of missing out) influenced her 30-year career at Eastman and how she eventually found herself driving sustainability initiatives throughout the business. Keep reading to learn more!
Eileen Boone (@EileenBooneCSR), senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for CVS Health, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, spoke with us recently about how her personal life drives her dedication to creating a thriving, sustainable business.
Read on to find out how Eileen takes advantage of her participation in the SB Corporate Member Network, what she likes to do in her free time and the work she’s most excited about.
We recently spoke with Jim Turner (@JimTurner24),
affairs at Humana, about their exciting work to improve the
health of their communities and how they’re measuring their
Read on to learn how Humana applies the CDC’s “Healthy Days” metric,
how Jim would like to collaborate with fellow members, and which
national park his family will be visiting next.
We recently spoke with Dave Stangis (@DaveStangis), vice president corporate responsibility and chief sustainability officer at Campbell Soup Company, about his unexpected entrée into a successful sustainability career and how he stays passionate about his work.
Keep reading to learn how his interest in science and technology is a continuous source of inspiration and what he does when he’s not working on a Campbell project (which is rare).
We recently spoke with Inge Huijbrechts (@I_Huijbrechts), Vice President, Responsible Business at Carlson Rezidor, about what inspires her work on sustainability.
In addition to being an active Corporate Member, Inge also serves on Sustainable Brands’ Advisory Board. Keep reading to learn more about one of SB’s community leaders, how a four-year boat journey around the world influenced Inge’s career and her message for members as we head into the new year.
We recently sat down with Helen Sahi (@HelenSahi), senior director, Global Sustainability, at Avery Dennison and long-time SB Corporate Member whose made many contributions to the SB Advisory Board, to discuss her career and what keeps her excited about sustainability.
Many of you already know Helen and that she is a woman of many talents. Read more to get her take on where sustainability has been, where it currently is, where it should be and how we can get there quickly.