In her role as Chief Purpose Officer, Shannon is working to infuse Purpose into PwC’s core business strategy by elevating the global conversation on building trust, collaboration and acting with intention and meaning in every practice, service offering and engagement. She serves as a managing editor for Huffington Post's What's Working initiative and is helping to redefine the role of Purpose as a critical avenue for achieving business growth.
As the firm’s Responsible Business Leadership leader, she designs and implements social and environmental programs that are scalable and aligned with PwC’s Purpose and strategic business priorities—helping to activate employee engagement, drive operational efficiencies, elevate stakeholder engagement and connectivity, and differentiate PwC’s brand in the marketplace.
Shannon has a deep understanding of social innovation, supply chain and pro bono programs, sustainability, youth education, financial literacy, employee engagement and effective cross-sector collaborations. She also spends a portion of her time with PwC’s Sustainable Business Solutions practice, working with clients on their approach to internal sustainability.
Shannon has spoken at the UN General Assembly, participated in G20 meetings, keynoted at the Social Innovation Summit and is widely recognized in her field as a game changer. She has been honored by Foreign Policy as a 2015 Global Thinker and was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative Leaders in Business.
Shannon is a board member of numerous charitable organizations including The National Environmental Education Foundation and Leadership Greater Chicago.
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