Companies that want to have a deeper and more sustainable impact in the communities where they conduct business can level up by increasing efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) programs and metrics.
Konesens Development furthers equity by supporting domestic and global businesses that want to have a greater impact beyond trade or occasional donations.
Corporations interested in inclusive investment and corporate reporting strategies that are focused on achieving a social return on investment (SROI) and furthering a sustainable transformation in the lives of individuals and communities can count on Konesens Development to support your sustainability planning and reporting. A member of SASB's Consultant Content Program, we remain informed of the reporting methodologies and assist clients with metrics identification and reporting on the SASB Standards.
Dr. Harriet Lewis is a civil society expert with significant experience facilitating change that resulted in greater inclusion and equity. She has worked in the research, and community and economic development spaces for over 25 years conducting business and tourism research studies, and leading organizations that served women, refugees, youth, and small business owners, including an international volunteer association and a chamber of commerce. Most importantly, she has led teams through staffing transitions and client opportunities that resulted in greater inclusion, stronger teams, and increased access to services for marginalized people. Dr. Lewis coaches CEOs and HR Managers who desire support and best practices for furthering inclusion and equity in their organizations.
Dr. Lewis has an academic background in communications, public administration, philanthropy, and social policy and planning. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Insight Chicago Hospital and Medical Center; is a member of the Chicago International Trade Commissioners' Association, the Africa Tourism Association, and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM); is the United Nations Representative for the Nigerian NGO, New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation; and is also the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Cabo Verde to the State of Illinois.