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Bea Boccalandro

President and Founder
VeraWorks

Bea Boccalandro is founder and president of VeraWorks, a global advisory firm that helps companies ignite purpose at work, and author of "Do Good at Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing" (2020).

Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant named Do Good at Work a top-30 new book; and Midwest Book Review recommends it as a “life-changing, life-enhancing read.”

As founder and president of the global purpose advisory firm, VeraWorks, Bea has two decades of experience helping businesses make customer interactions more human, products more inclusive, operations more environmentally sustainable, marketing more charitable, or otherwise make work more meaningful. Her clients include Aetna, Bank of America, Disney, Eventbrite, FedEx, HP, John Hancock, IBM, Levi’s, PwC, TOMS Shoes, Toyota and Western Digital. Her work has been featured in popular business media such as FOX TV, Business Digest, Forbes and Harvard Business Review — as well as in specialized academic publications. Bea also has 15 years of experience teaching corporate social purpose and corporate social responsibility (CSR) at Georgetown University, Boston College and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Learn more at BeaBoccalandro.com .

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Is Employee Critical-Thinking Training the Next ESG Frontier?
Is Employee Critical-Thinking Training the Next ESG Frontier?

Organizational Change / Can businesses do anything to mitigate their employees’ vulnerability to fake news? And should they? Corporate schooling might be an uncomfortable idea, but it could be essential to the future of US capitalism and democracy. - 1 month ago

White Supremacy: What’s a CEO to Do?
White Supremacy: What’s a CEO to Do?

Walking the Talk / If you’re a U.S. business leader, this week likely threw you into a professional conundrum: Should you take a public stand against white supremacy knowing you’ll jump into treacherous political waters? - 4 years ago

How Job Purposing Can Convert Your Sustainability Practices Into Superb Management
How Job Purposing Can Convert Your Sustainability Practices Into Superb Management

Organizational Change / “I hate my job.” It’s a sign of a warped world that most of us have heard friends, family or our own lips make this gloomy statement. Chances are that four out of every five people working for you right this minute would rather be not working. This is the percentage of global workers who are not “involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to work” — in other words, not engaged — according to Gallup. Why does this matter? Disengaged workers produce less and turn over more. As a result, companies and teams with largely disengaged workers underperform financially by more than 50 percent compared to those with mostly engaged workers. - 6 years ago

Strong, Flexible Leadership Drives Sustainability at Caesars Entertainment
Strong, Flexible Leadership Drives Sustainability at Caesars Entertainment

Leadership / Amidst the wanton extravagance of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Entertainment is making notable strides in reducing its environmental impact. Estimates find that for every $10 million in revenue earned, Caesars produces fewer than 1,300 metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which monetize at less than $28,000 in environment costs (compared to an average 3,800 metric tons for S&P 500 companies, which monetize at over $80,000 in environmental costs). - 8 years ago

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