Olam’s Julie Greene, CR&S Manager for Africa, discusses the path to Growing Responsibly
In her latest blog, Julie Greene explains why the ‘CR&S’ in her job title isn’t just a typo. Corporate responsibility and sustainability are the key elements to creating Shared Value, as defined by renowned economist and Harvard Business School Professor, Michael Porter.
Talking from her experience across Olam’s operations in Africa, Julie highlights three routes to Growing Responsibly – Olam’s own take on creating shared value – and the questions you need to ask in order to get there. These are:
Reconceiving products and markets,
Redefining productivity in the value chain, and
Building supportive industry clusters
Read the full blog post here.
Julie Greene has coordinated Olam’s Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability function in Africa since 2013, following five years overseeing Olam’s cotton operations in Côte d’Ivoire. Julie holds an MBA from the University of Geneva and a BA in Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College (U.S.). She has ten years’ experience in Africa in both the non-profit and private sectors.