Coro Strandberg is Principal of Strandberg Consulting. She provides strategic advisory and facilitation services to companies that seek to be leaders in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Strandberg is a recognized Canadian thought leader on the opportunities of generating business and social value through a disciplined approach to shared value creation. She is often hired by governments and industry associations for her insights on how to mobilize business to improve its social and environmental performance.
Strandberg specializes in the integration of sustainability into board governance, strategy and business processes and systems. This includes executive compensation, finance, procurement and capital projects. Many of Strandberg’s clients have award-winning approaches to sustainability, including The Co-operators, which ranks number three on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens rating by Corporate Knights.
Strandberg has written a number of publications and how-to guides on CSR, which can be accessed at www.corostrandberg.com. Her insights are drawn from a twenty-year career in the sustainability field, including 12 years as a director of Vancity, where as Chair of the Board she helped position the credit union as an international leader in corporate social responsibility.
She is a member of the UBC President’s Advisory Council - Sustainability External Advisory Board and a founder and advisor to the BuySmart Network, which offers training and advice on sustainable procurement. She was named one of the Clean50 in 2012 for her role advancing corporate social responsibility in Canada.
Strandberg lives and works out of her LEED Gold home in Burnaby, B.C.