Why Sustainability Reporting in Health Care? --- Stakeholders Heighten Expectations for Increased Transparency; Insights from Dignity Health and Johnson & Johnson
Recorded On: 04/11/2016
- Why report? --The importance and value of sustainability reporting
- Glean insights into sustainability reporting frameworks and why organizations follow the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
- Understand the challenges of reporting and tips for overcoming those challenges
Susan Vickers, RSM, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
Sister Susan Vickers is a Sister of Mercy and Vice President Corporate Responsibility for Dignity Health. She is responsible for directing and overseeing system wide corporate social responsibility and sustainability programs.
In conjunction with her corporate responsibility work, Susan directs Dignity Health's shareholder initiatives to raise social responsibility issues with the management of companies in Dignity Health's investment portfolio. Susan took a leadership role in developing Dignity Health's system wide commitment to improved environmental performance.
Susan currently serves as board member of Practice Greenhealth, Health Care Without Harm, and Mercy Investment Services.
Shaun Mickus, Executive Director, Corporate Citizenship & Community Relations, Johnson & Johnson
Shaun Mickus joined the Corporate Citizenship team in January 2013. He works with senior leaders to drive the company's Citizenship & Sustainability strategy and to ensure implementation across a broad range of corporate responsibility initiatives. Shaun is fully responsible for Johnson & Johnson's citizenship and sustainability report. Additionally, Shaun oversees the company's New Jersey portfolio of strategic giving, working with dozens of community partners and building onto the company's 130-year history in its headquarters state.
Shaun brings 25 years of business experience across multiple disciplines, brands and corporate initiatives, including five years providing strategic and communication support to the company's Worldwide Corporate Contributions team. He also played a leading role in providing public affairs and issues management support on various citizenship issues, including developing the company's first comprehensive statement on human rights.
Among his earlier Johnson & Johnson experiences, Shaun worked in pharmaceutical communication and public affairs on multiple launch and in-market brands; and in corporate advertising on spearheading emerging media platforms, launching the company's first digital media and advertising discipline, and providing strategic marketing support on corporate equity initiatives. Additionally, between positions at Johnson & Johnson, Shaun spent five years in marketing and disease education roles at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, focusing on digital and relationship marketing programs for consumers and health care professionals.
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