Working to Purpose: Embracing Accountability

As business’s momentum to embrace social purpose continues to build, many leaders are keen to measure, confirm, and showcase the impact they’re making. This often starts with a deceptively simple question: Can you prove your claims? Do you have data that confirms your impact?   Telling a clear and compelling story about the impact and value of your work, backed …

Designing a Flourishing Future

This summer marked the 15th anniversary of the first Global Compact Leaders Summit at the UN Headquarters in New York—convened by Secretary-General Kofi Annan on June 24, 2004. That summit was the beginning of a dialogue about the global struggle for corporate responsibility that has expanded to involve tens of thousands of business leaders, and contributed directly to the creation …

I Fell in Love with a Problem….

I went to the Social Impact Showcase at St. Paul’s University College where I saw Cassie Myers of SheLeads offer great advice to young leaders: “Fall in love with a problem,” she said, “not with a solution.” I loved this advice and reflected on it. I had my first crush on a problem when my media-studies-teacher mom brought home some …