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Shannon Schuyler


Chief Purpose Officer
Shannon Schuyler is a Principal and PwC Americas’ Chief Purpose Officer and Responsible Business Leadership leader. She also serves a member of PwC’s Global CR Board and is the President of the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. 
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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Speaking in:

Sunday Jan 13
9:15 - 9:45 AM
Qualtrics Theatre, Level 1

We live in a world of complex tensions and uncertain times that can either ignite or extinguish the courage to act. As the role of business in society continues to evolve, CEOs and industry leaders are being called upon to show true courage and...

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Monday Jan 14
10:30 - 11:00 AM
The Girls' Lounge, Level 3

Session open to Retailers, NRF Members, and registered Press.

Women have a long history of being at the heart of organizations that have a big impact on their communities. This talk shines a light on the female-led organizations...

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