Coro Strandberg, principal of Strandberg Consulting, is an influential sustainability strategist and thought-leader. She brings insight, ingenuity and pragmatism to the greatest global challenge of our time: the transformation to a more sustainable world. She works with businesses, governments, non-profits and communities to inspire sustainability leadership and economic innovation that enhance quality of life and protect and restore the environment.
A Canadian trail-blazer in values-based business practices and market sustainability, Strandberg uses market levers such as finance and investment, supply chains and corporate governance to catalyze sustainable growth and development. To learn more about Coro’s current work, read her blog and visit Publications and Tools.
Strandberg has contributed to the evolving field of CSR and sustainability for more than 25 years.
She was a director of Vancity Credit Union for 12 years (three as chair of the board), where from 1988-2000 she helped position the credit union as an international leader in corporate social responsibility.
As director of social policy and green economy policy advisor for the BC Government from 1993 to 2000, Strandberg designed sustainable development and green economy strategies and advised on health, income assistance, education, and other social policy initiatives.
From 1990 to 1993, she was the first social planner for the City of Surrey, Canada’s fastest growing municipality at that time, where she created an affordable housing fund and catalyzed the launch of the Surrey Foundation.
Coro is an active public speaker, facilitator and writer. She contributes her sustainability expertise to many organizations including:
She was recognized as one of “Canada’s Clean16” (www.clean50.com) for her leadership in CSR consulting in Canada and as one of the “Clean50” in 2012. She has also been a finalist for the Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Award, the YWCA Women of Distinction Award and the Burnaby Entrepreneur of the Year. She is a recipient of the Canada 125 Medal in recognition of her significant contributions to her community.
She has been a finalist for the Business in Vancouver Influential Women in Business Award, the YWCA Women of Distinction Award and the Burnaby Entrepreneur of the Year. She was named one of the “2012 Clean50” for her leadership in corporate social responsibility and is a recipient of the Canada 125 Medal in recognition of her significant contributions to her community.
Coro’s green home was awarded LEED Gold status and received a Burnaby Environmental Award.
Coro Strandberg founded Strandberg Consulting in 2004. Based in Burnaby, BC, the independent consultancy provides strategic advice and facilitation services to organizations that seek to integrate social and environmental factors into their business models. Strandberg Consulting also provides thought leadership, research and project management services to organizations advancing sustainability in the economy.
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