Heidi Karlsson

Corporate Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and CSR in Dallas, Texas

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BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Social Impact, Global Engagement and Partnerships Specialist. Having lived/worked in Sweden, France, Japan, Mexico, England and the Caribbean with travels to over 30+ countries and regions. Focus is on Environmental Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and Behavior Change growth strategy and facilitation through Global Engagement, Partnerships and Promotion of sustainable operations for socially responsible environmental business practices.

Global experience includes sustainability development, CSR strategic international partner alliance, facilitation, coaching, training, fundraising, education and research for the health and wellness, cannabis, hospitality, eco-tourism, renewable energy industries.

As an Intercultural Trainer, Facilitator and Coach, performed research and analysis of different cultures' health, political, environmental, economic, social behaviors, beliefs, values and customs to promote knowledge and socially sustainable enterprise practices.

During my tenure, my multicultural marketing experience covers live events, strategic experiential marketing, intercultural communications and relationship management in global commercial functions in the Cannabis CBD, Pharmaceutical, Health & Wellness, Automotive, CPG, Travel Leisure, Conservation and Socially Responsible industries. I've held senior positions in corporate and agency (WPP, Publicis, IPG) environments, working with and for Fortune 500 companies (Merrill Lynch, Ford, Apple, Pfizer, Sanofi, PepsiCo, Florida Crystals, BP, Evian, Danone, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Deloitte, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, LPGA/PGA, Golf Channel), and government entities (State Department), NGOs (UNESCO) around the world providing global cross-cultural training and facilitation.

M.A., Environmental Conflict Resolution, Intercultural Communications, Southern Methodist University; B.A., Political Science, Michigan State University.

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  • Education
    • M.A. Environmental Conflict Resolution
    • Southern Methodist University