Coro Strandberg

President
Strandberg Consulting

Coro Strandberg is President of Strandberg Consulting, which provides strategy advice to companies and industry associations that seek to integrate social and environmental considerations into their purpose, governance, operations and supply chains to create business value and societal benefit.

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, three as Board Chairperson, and six years of industry association experience.

Coro was named the top CSR consultant by the 2015 Clean50 for her leadership and impact in sustainability consulting in Canada.

She regularly publishes research, tools and guides on sustainability and corporate social responsibility leadership on her website.

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Post-Secondary’s Postscript: Universities Becoming a Greater Force for Good
Post-Secondary’s Postscript: Universities Becoming a Greater Force for Good

Organizational Change / Whether it’s finance and administration, physical infrastructure, or strategic and capital plans, universities are unlocking all their assets to play a more ambitious role on the global stage — and other organizations can learn from this innovation. - 1 month ago

Seeking Better Progress Toward Sustainability? Consider a Business Collaboration
Seeking Better Progress Toward Sustainability? Consider a Business Collaboration

Collaboration / No matter where your company is in its sustainability journey, the sooner it joins or initiates a collaboration with industry peers, the better. This guide should be in every sustainability professional’s back pocket when defining an ESG strategy. - 2 months ago

Introducing the Modern, ESG-Fluent Boardroom
Introducing the Modern, ESG-Fluent Boardroom

Leadership / The fiduciary duty of boards and directors is being redefined in the 21st century. The boardroom and its advisors need to unlearn old mindsets, overcome their biases, and embrace he new governance practices. - 5 months ago

Purpose & ESG Are Not Interchangeable; You Need Both
Purpose & ESG Are Not Interchangeable; You Need Both

Organizational Change / Purpose and ESG are often conflated. Here, three experts explain what makes them different, why you need both, and how to prioritize the gamut of ESG- and Purpose-related activities. - 7 months ago

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The Purpose Gloves Are Off: How to Not End Up on the Ropes
The Purpose Gloves Are Off: How to Not End Up on the Ropes

Organizational Change / The United Way Social Purpose Institute offers a free tool to help companies assess and rate the degree to which their purpose is fully embedded across the company and in its relationships. These are the new techniques that purpose players are expected to demonstrate to stay in the ring … - 8 months ago

Social Infrastructure: Construction Projects as a Force for Good
Social Infrastructure: Construction Projects as a Force for Good

Product, Service & Design Innovation / If an organization commissions a multimillion-dollar building or renovation, how can it double or triple the social and environmental benefits from its investment? Many green building standards already exist, but what if it was possible to go beyond them — to design a building process that was transformational in its execution? - 10 months ago

Shaking Up Boardrooms and Society: The World’s First Purpose Governance Playbook
Shaking Up Boardrooms and Society: The World’s First Purpose Governance Playbook

Organizational Change / ‘The New Purpose Governance Framework’ is the first comprehensive set of purpose-governance guidelines in the world, which charts the path for boards to up their game in approving and governing their organization’s purpose. - 11 months ago

Reimagining Canada’s Economy: Putting Purpose Before Profit Will Ultimately Net the Highest Returns
Reimagining Canada’s Economy: Putting Purpose Before Profit Will Ultimately Net the Highest Returns

The Next Economy / In Canada’s first-ever Purpose in Business Week, business, government and thought leaders are creating a Roadmap to accelerate the purpose economy and mainstream social purpose in business that will require cross-sector engagement and collaboration across six critical levers. - 1 year ago

Is Your Industry or Professional Association Asleep? And If So, What Can You Do About It?
Is Your Industry or Professional Association Asleep? And If So, What Can You Do About It?

Organizational Change / The future suggests that successful sectors and professions will rethink their inward-looking mandates to embrace a stronger role in creating value for not only their members, but for society and their stakeholders. A new report uncovers a range of compelling opportunities for associations that make this pivot. - 1 year ago

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We Need a Vaccine for Business, as Well
We Need a Vaccine for Business, as Well

Organizational Change / The pandemic has taught us that everything is interdependent. Global thought leaders agree on the opportunity and need for several key shifts to materialize in business; and they agree on the ingredients necessary for the cure, as set out below. - 1 year ago

Best Foot Forward: Could Fashion Be the Next Big Thing in Corporate Social Purpose?
Best Foot Forward: Could Fashion Be the Next Big Thing in Corporate Social Purpose?

Product, Service & Design Innovation / A growing breed of fashion brands has adopted social purpose to propel their business models. They are transitioning themselves and the entire industry to be a force for good in the world. And that’s fashionable. - 1 year ago

Digging Deeper Into Marketing’s Purpose Pivot
Digging Deeper Into Marketing’s Purpose Pivot

Marketing and Comms / Once your purpose is in everything you do, it becomes an indelible part of the customer experience. By attracting customers who believe society is better off if they do business with your company, you can create a social movement around your brand. - 1 year ago

Purpose Governance: A New Role for Boards
Purpose Governance: A New Role for Boards

Leadership / Boards and the executives and advisors they hire need to be proficient in Purpose Governance, which will put their organizations on a viable path that creates value for the company and the society on which it depends. - 1 year ago

Governance in the New Decade: The Rise and Rise of Boardroom ESG
Governance in the New Decade: The Rise and Rise of Boardroom ESG

Leadership / ESG governance is now an established imperative for boards; and a new report sheds light on steps companies should pursue to ensure the long-term viability of their organizations. - 1 year ago

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With Purpose, as with Anything Else: You Get What You Pay For
With Purpose, as with Anything Else: You Get What You Pay For

Organizational Change / First, identify your company’s purpose. Then, set long-term goals against your purpose. Finally, define targets, metrics and KPIs to get you there; and embed these in annual and long-term incentive plans.  - 2 years ago

The Social Ripple Effect: The Reach of Business Decisions in the Time of COVID-19
The Social Ripple Effect: The Reach of Business Decisions in the Time of COVID-19

Leadership / Organizations will be defined by the decisions they make during the pandemic. Now, companies with a social purpose — or those which aspire to have one — have a tool that can inform their day-to-day decisions in ways that build and sustain a better society. - 2 years ago

From CSR to Social Purpose in the New ‘Roaring Twenties’
From CSR to Social Purpose in the New ‘Roaring Twenties’

Organizational Change / In the 1920s, people didn’t pay attention to the problems brought on by market excess — and that decade begat the Great Depression. Today, truly modern companies are showing the way to a different kind of decade. - 2 years ago

Beyond CSR: Next-Generation Standards for Shaping Your Business for Good
Beyond CSR: Next-Generation Standards for Shaping Your Business for Good

Organizational Change / By equipping yourself and your organization to understand the changing landscape, and setting a strategic course, you can position your company, customers, shareholders, industry and communities to have a more secure, resilient and thriving future. - 2 years ago

Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How
Chicken and Egg: Business Must Embrace the Need for Sustainability Know-How

Business Case / Professionals who received their education over 10 years ago — and who haven’t upgraded to be able to understand the implications and complexity of sustainability trends, risks and opportunities — may be putting their organizations at risk. - 3 years ago

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Sustainability Expectations Rising in the Construction Industry: Toolkit Can Help
Sustainability Expectations Rising in the Construction Industry: Toolkit Can Help

Organizational Change / With rising demands from multiple stakeholders to reduce construction’s environmental impact and accelerate its social benefits, a guide for the sector provides a handy checklist for construction companies to keep up with the times. - 3 years ago

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