Monica Da Ponte

Founder, Shift & Build

Monica is the founder of Shift & Build, a boutique consultancy focused on helping to advance social change.  Monica has more than 15 years of progressive management experience in the profit and not for profit sectors. She has a passion for creating systems change solutions and demonstrated success in strategic planning, designing award winning sustainability programs and creating shared value through partnerships.

As part of her work with the Academy for Sustainable Innovation, Monica has been leading the development of a Toronto based action learning lab focused on catalyzing the use of procurement as a tool to achieve sustainability and policy objectives.  In addition to her consulting work, Monica is also an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Business.

Monica holds both a Masters and Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in sustainability and a major in marketing respectively.

My Sessions

As more organizations invest in understanding and managing the sustainability of their procurement and supply chain, a new profession is emerging: the sustainable purchasing program leader. Going by many different titles, these professionals are responsible for identifying the most strategic opportunities for their organization to promote sustainability within their purchasing and deftly facilitating collaboration between … read more >>

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