Kathrin Bohr brings nearly 15 years of experience in the sustainability field to the Stakeholder Research Associates team. She has worked in the private, public and non-profit sectors, most recently as Director of Sustainability Advisory Services at Intertek Group plc where she worked with international clients on supply chain engagement, CSR reporting and GRI training. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility, where she spearheaded the growth of the organization’s Toronto operations. Her areas of expertise include strategy development and implementation, communications, supply chain engagement, and human rights. She has worked with both Canadian and multinational companies, including McDonald’s, Walmart, Loblaws, Hudson’s Bay, RBC, and Export Development Canada.

Kathrin’s sustainability reporting and communications expertise includes GRI certification and developing the GRI training program for China. She also served as a judge for the CERES–ACCA North American Awards for Sustainability Reporting.

Kathrin holds an Honours BA from the University of Toronto, Victoria College, in History & Political Science and a MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University, with a specialty in Business and Sustainability and International Business.

She has worked in and traveled to more than 30 countries, and is fluent in French and German.

Articles by Kathrin

The State of Sustainability Reporting & Transparency in Canada       

[Join me at TSSS on Feb 5th as we delve into the disconnect between CSR Reporting and Bay/Wall St. – why does it exist and what can we do about it. Click here for details: Bay/Wall Street and Sustainability: Does your CSR Report Resonate with Investors?]

sustainability_reportSustainability reporting in Canada today presents a dilemma. On the one hand, a 2014 study of Canadian reporters by Stakeholder Research Associates Canada (SRA) suggests that a mere 42% of Canadian companies listed on the TSX Composite disclose meaningfully ESG information. SRA’s research also found that among 100 reporting companies across various sectors and geographic regions in Canada, only 20% communicated a long-term strategy informed by targets and goals and only 38% identified their material issues.

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