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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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The Purpose of Governance: Bridging the Say-Do Gap
The Purpose of Governance: Bridging the Say-Do Gap

Organizational Change / If Boards acknowledge their fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of a company as defined by its purpose — and work with management to adopt a social purpose as the company’s reason for being and have oversight of the purpose — it can help propel the purpose economy into a formidable force for good. - 2 weeks ago

The Social-Purpose Economy Is Coming of Age
The Social-Purpose Economy Is Coming of Age

The Next Economy / The purpose economy is becoming a force in Canada and around the world. Now is the time to help it overcome any growing pains and highlight the purpose gains to put business and humanity on a sustainable path at scale. - 2 months ago

Strength in Numbers: Accelerating Sustainability Through Sector Collaboration
Strength in Numbers: Accelerating Sustainability Through Sector Collaboration

Collaboration / Often fearful of transitioning toward sustainability on their own, businesses find safety in numbers when working together. And one place to find these numbers is in industry, trade and professional groups or associations. - 4 months ago

Becoming a Purpose Professional: Using Your Career to Become a Greater Force for Good
Becoming a Purpose Professional: Using Your Career to Become a Greater Force for Good

Organizational Change / Regardless of your company’s social purpose or your role within it, there are numerous, tangible ways to make your own job — and your life — more rewarding, while helping your organization be part of creating a better world. - 7 months ago

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Purposeful Policy: How Governments at All Levels Everywhere Can Accelerate the Purpose Economy
Purposeful Policy: How Governments at All Levels Everywhere Can Accelerate the Purpose Economy

The Next Economy / Policymakers everywhere now have a blueprint — and role models — for purposeful policy to better align corporate behaviour with public interest and to create allies for the work that lies ahead. - 1 year ago

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 year 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. - 1 year 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. - 2 years 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. - 2 years 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 … - 2 years 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? - 2 years 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. - 2 years 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. - 2 years 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. - 3 years 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. - 3 years 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. - 3 years 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. - 3 years 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. - 3 years 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. - 3 years 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.  - 3 years ago