Bea Boccalandro

Bea Boccalandro is a world-renowned corporate purpose, sustainability, CSR (corporate social responsibility) and ESG (environment social governance) advisor, speaker and instructor. She has over 15 years of experience teaching corporate purpose and CSR at Georgetown University and Boston
College, where over 80% of student evaluations have rated her courses a perfect 5 of 5. Furthermore, her speeches delivered across dozens of countries in English and Spanish have inspired many.

Bea is the author of Do Good at Work: How Simple Acts of Social Purpose Drive Success and Wellbeing (New York: Morgan James Publishing, 2021), which helps anybody in any job do meaningful work. The book has received critical acclaim for being transformative and enjoyable, including being named a best book of the year by New York Times bestselling author and Wharton professor Adam Grant.

Bea has been published in Harvard Business Review, The Boston Globe and other major publications and has been featured in Forbes, on FOX TV and on the TEDx stage. As founder and president of the global purpose/CSR/ESG advisory firm, VeraWorks, Bea has worked with Bank of America, Disney, Eventbrite, FedEx, HP, John Hancock, IBM, Levi’s, PwC, TOMS, Toyota, Western Digital and over a dozen other companies.

Bea was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but today lives with her husband in San Clemente, California, where she’s a proud Rotarian and comically bad surfer.

Possible talks:

  • Anybody in any job can do meaningful work.
  • What every executive needs to know about purpose.
  • Pay and perks won’t fix your HR problems. Here’s what will.
  • If your job doesn’t improve the world, improve your job.
  • The new HR imperative: Purpose management.
  • If you manage people, you manage purpose.
  • What is ESG and why does it matter?

Watch Bea’s Tedx Talk HERE.