Coro’s Blog: On Purpose

Inspired insights on accelerating, leading and transforming solutions for a sustainable world

Coro writes frequently on a host of sustainability topics. Her insights are infused with the latest trends emerging from her own research and her work with clients in many sectors. Every post includes pragmatic tools you can use and links to more than 100 downloadable publications and resources so you can go deeper. Coro believes it’s important to share her knowledge and “tales from the trenches” with as many people or organizations as possible, with the goal of encouraging and attracting others who want to make a difference in their own work or communities.

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Published December 12, 2016

When the board is on board: Steering the organization towards sustainability leadership

Boards are the last great sustainability frontier. They set the sustainability tone at the top, which then cascades throughout the company.

Published May 31, 2016

Is your board competent and pro-active on sustainability? It should be.

It was the mid-‘90s. The Board of Directors at Vancity – a large regional financial institution based in Vancouver, Canada – was struggling to get management’s attention on its social purpose agenda.

Published December 11, 2015

CSR-competent leaders: Must have daughter?

Imagine a company in search of a new CEO. The ideal candidate would, of course, assume overall responsibility for the strategic oversight and operation of the business, and thus would require a potent combination of leadership attributes.

Published June 11, 2013

Building Sustainability Governance & Culture – The right Q’s and a handy tool

Smart companies ask how they can adjust for success in the rapidly changing business environment. Humbly, I say they need look no further than the Transformational Company Qualities I developed with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility.

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