Coro Strandberg works with businesses, government and industry associations to envision and innovate a sustainable future.

An expert on sustainability leadership and transformational business practices and relationships, Coro believes sustainable business changes everything for the better.

She is at the forefront of shaping and advancing profitable social and environmental innovation, offering tailored services that position companies for leadership and marketplace success. Coro brings extensive Board, strategy, business and government experience and a vast knowledge of social, environmental and economic trends and pioneering transformational and social purpose strategies. She puts this experience to work to offer a winning combination of governance, strategy, integration, implementation, business function, and government and industry association expertise.

Coro champions effective business models that generate growth, enhance profitability and accelerate game-changing social and environmental solutions for society and customers. Her vision is of a marketplace for good.

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Companies that adopt sustainable business practices realize long term business success.

From the Blog

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

Corporate Knights, the famed Canadian publisher that annually ranks the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations, recently released its rating of 34 Canadian companies with a social purpose (a report I co-authored). It found that only half of those with a social purpose invest in authentic implementation; half likely do not and are at risk of purpose-washing.

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Latest Publication

Becoming Fluent in ESG Governance: Putting Inclusion, Purpose, and Climate Governance into Action

May 2022 in Sustainable Boards

The status quo is being upended. The foundations of our economy and society are being challenged and society is calling into question the purpose of the economy and the purpose of the organization. Boards and their organizations are at the heart of this debate.

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Upcoming Event

Next Level Finance: Leadership and Transformation

Government Finance Officers Association of BC

June 1 | 10:30 – 11:30 am PST

Coro is speaking at GFOABC’s annual conference. She will be speaking at the opening panel “Beyond the Spreadsheet”, on the role of financial professionals as a force for good.

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Latest Podcast

Becoming a Purpose-Driven Board

One hour podcast with Coro on the board’s purpose oversight role moderated by Governance Professionals of Canada.

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What’s New

An Association’s Social Purpose: A Benchmarking Tool

Check out this resource for industry, business, and professional associations seeking to serve society in addition to serving their members by becoming a social purpose association.

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  • Global thought leader study on the Future of Business in Society provides insights into how the role of business is changing to be a force for good in the world and transition out of unsustainable products and operations.
  • The Sustainable and Just Association Canadian Benchmark provides insights into the current state of play of associations equipping their members to improve their sustainability performance and become forces of good.
  • Paper on the Role of Marketing in a For-Purpose Business. Read on to learn more about how marketing changes in a purpose-driven company.
  • Latest insights on “sustainable boards”, including the role of the board in providing oversight of ESG to protect and create long-term corporate value.
  • Interested in how CSR is evolving to Social Purpose? Check out these six Case Studies to learn more.

Services

Coro guides businesses, governments and industry associations to develop and deliver real-world solutions to sustainability challenges. Companies that adopt sustainable business practices realize long term business success. Learn More.

Sustainability Strategy & Reporting

Coro can help elevate your company to sustainability leader. From development and planning to ground level execution and measurement to sustainability reporting, Coro brings a strategic outside perspective and balanced view throughout the process.

Coaching, Education & Facilitation

Coro guides leaders to integrate sustainability into the core of their organizations, and provides them with tools and resources tailored to address challenges, maximize opportunities and realize success.

Governance, Management & Implementation

Coro can help your organization with the hard work of implementing and embedding sustainability into the business and corporate culture. She can help your organization diagnose and remove barriers to sustainability integration in a cost-effective manner.

Industry Association & Stakeholder Engagement

Coro brings people together. She is well-known for her vast network of cross-sector connections which facilitate opportunities for private, public, and non-profit sector organizations to combine forces.

Why starfish on Coro’s home page? Because it’s a sustainability superstar. More than 2,000 of this resilient species live in every ocean in the world. From a lost limb, they can regenerate and replicate – continually transforming and recreating life! As importantly, starfish are self-sustaining, yet they are interdependent, thriving in collaborative communities. Diverse and beautiful, the starfish inspires us to live in harmony with each other and nature.

Join the sustainability conversation. Coro is active on Twitter and LinkedIn.