Bea Boccalandro, purpose/CSR/ESG expert
Bea Boccalandro is a world renowned corporate purpose, CSR (corporate social responsibility) and ESG (environment social governance) advisor, speaker, author and instructor.
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. Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant, for example, named it a top book of the year saying it was “fun to read.” Furthermore, Midwest Book Review recommends Do Good at Work as a “life changing, life enhancing read,” University of Michigan Professor Victor Strecher said it’s a “science-backed really good book” he “fell in love with” and Amazon reviewers rate it 4.9 out of 5.
Bea has been published in Harvard Business Review, The Boston Globe and other major publications. Furthermore, Forbes, FOX TV and the TEDx stage are among the media outlets who have featured her work.
As founder and president of the global purpose/CSR/ESG advisory firm, VeraWorks, Bea has worked with Aetna, Bank of America, Disney, Eventbrite, FedEx, HP, John Hancock, IBM, Levi’s, PwC, TOMS Shoes, Toyota, Western Digital and dozens of other companies.
Bea also has over 15 years of experience teaching corporate purpose and CSR at Georgetown University, Boston College and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Over 80% of student evaluations have rated her teaching a perfect 5 out of 5. Furthermore, her speeches delivered across dozens of countries, in both English and Spanish, have inspired tens of thousands of people. She 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.