Mia Overall

Founder
Overall Strategies

Mia Overall is a sustainable business consultant and founder of Overall Strategies, based in New York City.

Overall Strategies is dedicated to working with companies in the early stages of their sustainability journey. It offers support on foundational sustainability areas such as identifying material issues and engaging stakeholders inside and outside the company to craft sound, actionable strategies. It also leverages a network of professionals with expertise in a range of sustainability specializations through a platform for on-demand support.

Mia has worked with leading consumer goods companies around the world on developing their sustainability or CSR strategy, materiality assessments, stakeholder engagement, sustainability reporting and driving sustainability through supply chains. She is committed to creating shared value through social impact.

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SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers
SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers

Organizational Change / Throughout the week at SB’19 Detroit, we were pleasantly struck by the theme that emerged of brands cultivating leaders and changemakers from unlikely places and in unique ways. - 1 week ago

The ‘Secret Sauce’ of Inclusion, Governance — Inside and Outside the Brand
The ‘Secret Sauce’ of Inclusion, Governance — Inside and Outside the Brand

Organizational Change / During the first half of SB’19 Detroit, Caesars Entertainment, Dave’s Killer Bread, Gap, Kellogg, Patagonia and more shared insights and strategies aimed at addressing governance inside and outside their organizations. - 1 week ago

SB'19 Detroit: Transparency, Alliances Unsnarling the Tangled Webs We Weave
SB'19 Detroit: Transparency, Alliances Unsnarling the Tangled Webs We Weave

Supply Chain / Monday and Tuesday at SB'19 Detroit were full of rich discussions from brands, technology providers and alliances driving holistic changes in supply chains and other complex systems — and shining light on problems along the way. - 1 week ago

Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals
Moving Targets: How to Set Truly Transformative Sustainability Goals

Walking the Talk / Reporting and goal-setting are inextricably linked, yet at opposite ends of the sustainability process. Rather than starting with past progress, sustainability leaders have realized that greater accomplishments start with a stronger and clearer vision of what the future should look like. - 1 month ago

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Offset Your Coffee Habit with This Waste-Saving Soap
Offset Your Coffee Habit with This Waste-Saving Soap

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Coffee lovers that hate waste and enjoy feeling fresh, clean and exfoliated — listen up: Grounded Upcycling makes a simple bar of soap that checks all three boxes. - 1 month ago

'The Voice of Society': Why Your Company Could Use a ‘Social Board’ of Directors
'The Voice of Society': Why Your Company Could Use a ‘Social Board’ of Directors

Organizational Change / The board of directors of any organization exists to provide vision and guidance. Ideally, they are meant to steer companies in the right direction, and keep them out of trouble. - 3 months ago

Future Value, Submerged Value, 'ROP' & Other Facets of the ROI of Sustainability
Future Value, Submerged Value, 'ROP' & Other Facets of the ROI of Sustainability

Finance & Investment / Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 7 months ago

#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There
#NewMetrics18: The ROI of Sustainability Strategy — and 6 Ways to Get There

New Metrics / Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 7 months ago

#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication
#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication

New Metrics / Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 7 months ago

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Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality
Righting Wrong Metrics: Lessons on Future-Fitness and Fixing Materiality

New Metrics / This week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share their latest tools and findings regarding measuring the risks and impacts of previously unmeasured forms of value, the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business. - 7 months ago

Reframing How We Think of Food, Creativity Key to Winning War on Food Waste
Reframing How We Think of Food, Creativity Key to Winning War on Food Waste

Behavior Change / Food is one of those issues that gets everyone interested. We all eat it, love it, and unfortunately waste it. But that’s starting to change. Alongside plastic waste (including the cause of the moment — eliminating straws, food waste is an issue that has deservedly grabbed mainstream attention over the last few years. - 8 months ago

From Risky to Resilient: 3 Perspectives on Future-Proofing Your Investments
From Risky to Resilient: 3 Perspectives on Future-Proofing Your Investments

Finance & Investment / One of many highlights of Climate Week NYC was a roundtable discussion hosted by SustainAbility and the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, on “Innovating Investments for Climate Resilience.” Tensie Whelan, Director at the Center for Sustainable Business, moderated the conversation with Robert Engle, Director at NYU Stern Volatility Institute; Anne van Riel, Head of Sustainable Finance for the Americas at ING; and Courtney Thompson, Manager of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley. - 8 months ago

Startups Shine in SB Innovation Open, 'Shark Tank' for Retailers
Startups Shine in SB Innovation Open, 'Shark Tank' for Retailers

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Startups that positively impact people, planet and profit often bring the most exciting innovations to the sustainability space. Once again, Sustainable Brands did its part this week at SB’18 Vancouver to highlight the latest emerging companies addressing intractable issues — inspiring audiences and building connections with established brands. Shark Tank: Circular Economy Innovations for Retail First, in a Tuesday afternoon “Shark Tank,” startups pitched their solutions to retailers. - 1 year ago

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