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Footprint Partners

What We Do
Footprint Partners delivers change management, leadership development, cultural assessment and communications solutions to help organizations accelerate buy-in and adoption of their sustainability initiatives.

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Who We Are
Our associates offer relevant expertise applied specifically toward improving the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability.

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How We Work
We find and resolve disconnects between your sustainability agenda and the strategy, leadership, culture and messaging needed to attain your objectives.

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Recent News



Chicago Cultural Alliance: 2016 Activating Heritage Conference

When: November 11, 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Central
Where: DePaul University, 1 E Jackson Blvd, 8th Floor, Chicago, 60604

The Chicago Cultural Alliance Activating Heritage Conference brings together cultural institutions from around the city for a day of professional development. Jessica Rivas, Senior Consultant at Footprint Partners, will present on the topic of online tools, helping not-for-profits learn how to choose the best tools for their organizations, and providing tips for how to use them to boost time and budget efficiency.

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Public Lecture: Current and Emerging Trends in Sustainable Purchasing

When: November 2nd, 6 pm Central
Where: The Coln Cemaenter at DePaul University, Ste. 7900, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL

Footprint Partners is pleased to sponsor Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s Public Lecture on Current and Emerging Trends in Sustainable Purchasing. Large institutions spend about $10 trillion on purchased goods and services. SPLC’s Executive Director, Jason Pearson, will be speaking about how to use this purchasing power to create positive impact for people and the planet. This will be an informative discussion and an opportunity to meet other sustainable purchasing professionals.

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Symposium on Integrated Thinking
September 21, 2015

Company executives, institutional investors and practice leaders engage on shifting shareholder expectations and how Integrated Thinking improves company resilience and net performance.

Special Advisor
Aleen Bayard, Managing Partner, Footprint Partners
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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
May 20-21, 2014

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council brings together visionary professionals from institutions, suppliers, government, standards bodies and NGOs to simplify, optimize and standardize the practice of sustainable procurement.

Aleen Bayard, Managing Partner, Footprint Partners, was a featured presenter at the annual meeting.
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The Importance of Integrated Reporting Standards
March 8, 2013 10:00 AM EST

Join Mike Krzus of Mike Krzus Consulting and Aleen Bayard of Footprint Partners as they explain the concept of integrated reporting and its benefits and challenges.
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Integrated Reporting: The Next Frontier of Sustainability Transparency
February 28, 2013

The core concept underlying the term “integrated reporting” is providing one report that fully integrates financial and non- financial information (including environmental, social, governance, and intangibles).

Aleen Bayard, Managing Partner, Footprint Partners and Mike Krzus, Founder, Mike Krzus Consulting will show you how your company should initially prepare for integrated reporting by taking the following steps:

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