After spending years working on the client-side, in consulting and with philanthropists and social enterprises, Anne is focused on shifting the consciousness of business. Aligning organizational behaviors and actions with purpose and values was a primary reason she pivoted into brand consulting after previously working in B2B banking. Today, she advises leaders and brands on how to use purpose as a transformational tool and supports them in effectively integrating sustainability, citizenship and ESG into brand strategy, communications, culture — and day-to-day activities.
Anne's role as a strategist has always included coaching brands and leaders to have the courage and confidence to be their best, true selves. To have a broader societal vision and positive impact. Bringing the wisdom, insight and breadth of knowledge gained through diverse work — and life — experiences, she invites others to gain new perspectives and supports them in authentically bringing these new possibilities to life.
As author of the book Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit, Anne entered the purpose space early on, pioneering the Me-to-We continuum of Brand Citizenship®. Prior to being recognized by Thinkers 360, she was named a Superbrands Branding Leader, a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader and a GCPIT Global Women’s Leader for her contributions and thought leadership.
Concurrent to working with clients, speaking and volunteering, Anne is also an Ambassador for Meaningful Business, a global community of leaders combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Global Goals; an advisor to Overflow pbc, an open talent platform for Independent Strategy Consultants; collaborating with Berlin-base e-Mission to deliver interactive and engaging ESG SaaS training; on the executive board of the Asherah Foundation, which offers second chance scholarships for women; participates on the Council of Aspiration and Inspiration for the Spirit of Humanity Forum; and is an active advocate for women’s issues, equality and fairness.
Anne holds an MBA from the Darden School at UVA, and has taught marketing at NYU Stern School of Business’s London campus. She's also trained in GRI Sustainability Reporting and is a certified Image Consultant. Because of her strong focus on value creation in business, it surprises people to learn she's a Reiki Master who has dabbled in healing modalities and aroma therapy for more than 25 years. (Learn more about the value Anne brings, her experience and background, including her client relationships, here: https://annebahrthompson.com/anne-bahr-thompson/.)
Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: New York, NY USA
Speaking Topics: Purpose 2.0: From why to how; Beyond Net Zero: From doing no harm to doing good; Doing Good: Leadership Obligation of Opportunity
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