CSRHub Cofounder and COO, Cynthia Figge, is speaking at the International Corporate
This year’s conference theme, Adaptable Leadership, focuses on the need for corporate citizenship professionals to adapt to new and changing situations and environments.Speakers will provide insights, proven success stories, and practical takeaways that focus on how corporate citizenship professionals can apply adaptable leadership:
- Learn how to drive change in your company and create real impact
- Gain tools and strategies for avoiding roadblocks in your own efforts
- Discover how to accelerate your initiatives and goals
Cynthia is lending her expertise as Moderator of the breakout session:
Speaking the Language of Executives
Monday, March 24, 2014, 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
The panelists include Bridget Hurd of Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan, Kasey Bergh of Purina, Crayton Webb of Mary Kay, and Kate Antonacci of Panera.
Executive buy-in is an essential ingredient in moving a citizenship portfolio forward. Advanced citizenship departments recognize that professionals must be aligned with the corporate strategy and understand the goals and language of their senior executives. A successful citizenship strategy is one that is integrated into the business goals and clearly demonstrates business benefit. By communicating a citizenship strategy in the language of business, these companies have converted their senior executives into strong citizenship champions.
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Cynthia Figge is a forerunner, thought leader and speaker on the corporate sustainability movement. As the co-founder and COO of CSRHub, Cynthia’s team provides free corporate sustainability ratings on over 8,900 publicly-traded and private companies worldwide. In addition to CSRHub, Cynthia is the co-founder of EKOS International, one of the first consultancies to integrate sustainability and corporate strategy. She has crafted corporate sustainability strategies for a host of major organizations, including BNSF, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Dow Jones, and REI. Cynthia also serves as an advisor to SNS Future in Review, Board Director of Compassionate Action Network, and served as President of the Board of Sustainable Seattle. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Prior speaking engagements in corporate responsibility have included Future in Review technology conference, Sustainable Brands, and SRI in the Rockies.