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John Friedman heads corporate responsibility communications for Sodexo worldwide. He is an award-winning communications professional and internationally recognized sustainability expert with more than 20 years' experience in internal and external communications and a decade in the areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability. His background includes developing and implementing effective and award-winning programs that…
John Friedman heads corporate responsibility communications for Sodexo worldwide. He is an award-winning communications professional and internationally recognized sustainability expert with more than 20 years' experience in internal and external communications and a decade in the areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability. His background includes developing and implementing effective and award-winning programs that maximize stakeholder engagement, community relations, organizational development, change management, and strategic philanthropy. John has helped companies ranging from small companies to global enterprises to live their values and tell their authentic stories; enhancing their ability to increase prosperity while being protective or restorative to the environment and enhancing the human condition. @JohnFriedman on twitter, John has been recognized by Triple Pundit (#2), the Guardian (#14) and Fast Company's Brandfog blog as a 'leading voice' in sustainability; his insights are regular features on Huffington Post, CSRWire's Talkback and ‘Sound Living with John Friedman’ on EcoPlanetRadio. An Albany State (New York) communications graduate, John earned a management certificate as part of the Lafarge/Duke Management Training program at the Fuqua School of Business in 2000. He makes his home in the Washington, DC suburbs.

Contributions

Channel Date
Empowered Consumers Can Change the World – But Will They?
News & Views
Jul. 2012
Climate Change - Good For Business
News & Views
Mar. 2012
Reflections on 2011
News & Views
Dec. 2011
Keeping it Real
News & Views
Nov. 2011
The (Roman) Empire Strikes Back
News & Views
Nov. 2011
Is the Occupy Movement a Call for Sustainability?
News & Views
Oct. 2011
Turning the Corporation Upside Down
News & Views
Oct. 2011
Why Change Is So Hard (for Some)
News & Views
Sep. 2011
Why Some (Too many) Sustainability Programs Will Fail
News & Views
Aug. 2011
One If By Land...
News & Views
Jul. 2011
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John Friedman

Corporate Responsibility Communications Director
Annandale, VA
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