Corporate Social Impact - Can Profit and Purpose Co-exist?
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About This Talk
A skilled strategist, Hannah has 22 years of experience that includes leading corporate social responsibility for global companies. As co-founder and Chief Optimist for social impact consulting firm, Magnify Impact, she collaborates with business leaders to create positive impact that drives profitability. Hannah led the creation of an impact collaborative of 80+ corporations in Austin, Texas, and serves as an advisor to several nonprofit organizations. Hannah speaks regularly to corporate audiences and is co-author of Magnify Your Impact: Powering Profit with Purpose, ForbesBooks, Summer 2021.
Sundar Kamath is senior VP and CTO of Sanmina Corporation, a Silicon Valley company specializing in integrated systems design & manufacturing solutions, with presence in 22 countries. Dr. Kamath previously held technology development and product management positions at IBM Microelectronics in New York. He received his PhD in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
For the past 6 years, he has been working on the Ideal Village project, which promotes collaboration among NGOs, corporates, academic institutions and social impact programs, with an emphasis on holistic solutions for rural communities to address basic needs in clean water, healthcare, education, energy, sanitation and livelihoods. He is a co-organizer with Dr. KJS Anand of the global Ideal Village conference held annually at Stanford University since 2016. This conference serves as a collaboration forum with a focused theme each year, including Collaboration (2016), Innovation (2017), Women Empowerment (2018), Corporate Social Responsibility (2019), and Sustainability during the Pandemic (2020).