Industry Groups and Contacts

Goals

To find 20 industry groups similar to the Alliance to End Plastic Waste that meet the following criteria: 1) they must have a positive social impact mission, 2) they must have a membership consisting of multiple Fortune 1000 type companies, and 3) they must have a budget of at least $2 million to sponsor an outreach program. In addition, find the person in charge of company innovation. In the absence of such a role, find the most senior marketing executive. Include their name, email, and LinkedIn profile. This information will be used in the development of a sales research project.

Early Findings

Keep America Beautiful and Global Green USA are two examples of industry groups with a positive social impact mission. We've created an attached spreadsheet to organize our findings.

Keep America Beautiful

  • Keep America Beautiful was founded in 1953 and promotes the development of "environmentally healthy, socially-connected, and economically-sound communities" through action and education.
  • Corporate membership for Keep America Beautiful includes Pepsico, Anheuser-Busch, The Coca-Cola Company, UPS, McDonald's, and Lowe's.
  • According to its 2018 Annual Review, Keep America Beautiful "delivered $386 million in direct economic benefits to the communities" it serves.
  • Sam Connor is the group's chief development officer. His responsibilities include marketing strategizing and fundraising.
  • Mr. Connor's personal email address is not publicly available, but he does have a personal website with a contact form. A generic contact email for Keep America Beautiful is info@kab.org.

Global Green USA

  • Global Green has been advocating sustainability and the development of environmental policies for the last 20 years.
  • Corporate membership for Global Green includes IKEA, the World Bank, Google, Starbucks, and Tesla.
  • According to its 2017 Annual Report, Global Green spent $3,179,047 on social and environmental projects. Its 2018 Annual Report is available by contacting Global Green directly.
  • William Bridge is Global Green's head of strategic partnerships and development. His email address is wbridge@globalgreen.org.

Proprietary Research

In addition to this public search, we scanned our proprietary research database of over 1 million sources and were unable to find any specific research reports that address your goals.

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