Find out how you can help improve the sustainability of your suppliers and customers—and in doing so, improve the sustainability of your own products, services and operations.
Coro will describe why and how more companies are engaging up- and down-stream stakeholders in collaborations to improve the sustainability impacts of their value chains. She will explain this new business trend and how companies are creating business and societal value through supplier and customer engagement—beyond direct operations and across regions and sectors.
Frances will share how HP assesses the environmental impacts along its value chain. She will describe how the company engages its suppliers and customers to reduce their impacts, driving value for HP and its business partners while improving environmental conditions. Frances will provide practical advice for how organizations can get started on this mission critical path.
Coro Strandberg, Principal of Strandberg Consulting, is an influential sustainability strategist and thought leader. Coro is a Canadian trailblazer and visionary in marketplace innovation to advance social, environmental and financial progress and has contributed to the evolving field of CSR and sustainability for more than 25 years. She works with businesses, governments and industry associations to create strategies and pursue business models to address social and environmental risks and opportunities that propel society towards a sustainable future. 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 and six years of industry association experience.
Coro specializes in helping organizations become leaders in transformational sustainability. This includes advising on sustainability leadership and innovation strategies, social purpose business models and sustainability governance, management, implementation and integration. She works with industry associations to help their members and sector become more sustainable. Coro supports governments to harness the power of business to advance sustainability solutions. She is an expert in integrating sustainability in finance, human resources, risk management and procurement and developing social and inclusive sustainability strategies.
Frances Edmonds is the Director of Environmental Programs for HP Canada. In this role she has launched global programs to help customers lower their environmental footprint. She worked in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries as Canadian manager of environmental health and safety before joining HP Canada. in 2013, Frances received national recognition for her environmental leadership by Canada’s Clean50.