Graduating Class of 2019/2020 & Capstone Projects

Rachel Baptise, Lumen Consulting Group Inc. (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy – Sysco Canada”.

Cecille Butler, Retail Store Manager, The Body Shop (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Implementing a Living Wage for The Body Shop Canada”.

Gina Castillo, Collaborative Impact Consultant (Boston, Massachusetts).
Capstone Project:“Sowing the Seeds of Sustainable Cities”. Honourable Mention, President’s Capstone Awards.

Tom Chervinsky, Public Affairs & Not-for-Profit Consultant (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Communicating CSR in Cannabis – A Proposed Tool for Reporting”.

Lesley Choules, Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, Nature Conservancy (Ontario).
Capstone Project:Shared Value Partnerships: A Corporate Strategy Model for the Nature Conservancy of Canada”.

Jessica Farias, Programs Manager at Future Skills Centre (Ontario).
Capstone Project: The Fight for Decent Work and Corporate Philanthropy: Building Economic Prosperity through Accountability & Partnerships”.

Sheila Goodfellow, Communications & Community Relations, Honda of Canada (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Community Investment Strategy for Honda of Canada Mfg”.

Steven Gregory, Senior Buyer, Eldor Automotive Powertrain USA LLC (Michigan).
Capstone Project: “A Practical Review of ISO 20400”.

Shahin Hirji, Mining Consultant, Distill Consulting (Ontario). Capstone Project: “Break with Tradition: The Case for Disruptive Sustainable Innovation in Mining & Mineral Processing”. President’s Capstone Winner in the Category of Social and Environmental Impact.

Karen Isber, Health & Safety Advisory, York University (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Sustainability@YorkU ELearning Session”.

Alyssa Kornet, Senior Manager, Festival Services, Toronto International Film Festival (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “The Societal Impact of Arts Organizations”.

Sabrina Lavoie, Executive Director, Budget, Business Development, Concordia University (Quebec).
Capstone Project: “Governance Structure and Implementation Action Plan for the Launch of the first Sustainability Plan at Concordia University”.

Laura Lindberg, prev. Sr. Director, Pepsico (Ontario). Capstone Project:“Climate Change Conversations”.

Kathryn Meagley, Clinical Research Manager,Veterans Affairs Hospital (Georgia). Capstone Project: “The Ecosystem of Co-creating Shared Value through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration in Drug and Medical Supply Donation Programs”.

Paula Murphy Ives, Managing Director, Social Capital and Impact, RBC (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Sphere: Re-imagining New Ways of Living and Working together”. Honourable Mention – President’s Capstone Awards.

Shawna Peddle, Program Director, Community Economic Development Funds, The Co-operators (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “Developing a Theory of Change – The Pathways to Employability Initiative”. President’s Capstone Winner in the Category – Significant Advancement in Social and Environmental Responsibility, Sustainability and/or ESG.

David Rutherford, VP, ESG; Aviso Wealth (Ontario).
Capstone Project:“The Power of Purpose – Why purpose enablement is poised to transform wealth management and financial advice”. President’s Capstone Winner in the Category of Innovative Practices in Social & Environmental Responsibility, Sustainability and/or ESG.

Emma Rogers, CEO, Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington (Ontario).
Capstone Project:“GuelphGives”.

Ellen Sparling, Bilingual Consumer Support Specialist, Diva International Inc. “DivaCup” (Ontario).
Capstone Project: “How Startups Navigate Growth, Challenge, and Change while maintaining their Core Values and CSR Strategies”.