Carol Cone, CEO of Carol Cone ON PURPOSE, is internationally recognized for her work in social purpose and CSR. For more than 30 years, Cone has embraced a steadfast commitment to building lasting partnerships between companies, brands and social issues. She adamantly feels that today, companies and brands must have a deeper meaning beyond the bottom line. She is also a recognized thought leader in social purpose, having conducted the world’s first research, then dozens of studies with business executives, citizens, employees and nonprofits to gain critical insights to inspire organizations to engage with society as wise business strategy. Overall, Cone’s signature programs have raised more than $3 billion for various social issues.