Speaker Profile

Carol Cone
Founder and CEO / Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

Carol Cone is internationally recognized for her work in purpose, corporate citizenship, and CSR. Carol Cone ON PURPOSE is her fourth enterprise activating her purpose: to educate, inspire, and accelerate purpose strategy, programs, and impacts for corporations, brands, nonprofits, and current and emerging professionals around the globe.

For more than 35 years, Ms. Cone has embraced a steadfast commitment to leading the purpose movement. She has executed over 250 purpose programs from overall enterprise purpose, social purpose, ESG strategies, and communications to cause branding, nonprofit positioning, fundraising, and stakeholder engagement. To amplify the value of purpose, over her career she has also conducted more than 30 research studies to educate and inspire professionals to embrace this critical strategy. She also hosts the podcast Purpose 360, nearing 100 interviews to date.

Ms. Cone is a highly sought-after speaker and media expert, sharing her insights on purpose branding, corporate citizenship, sustainability, and CSR around the globe. She has been published by The New York Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and the AP.