Director of Communications and Branding, Sustainable Organization Development
Ms. Burton is an expert in the development of full-scale communications platforms for the past 20 years, including marketing, PR, Web site, speeches, and social media for all size companies. A published author and speaker, Ms. Burton advises clients on how to communicate the message of sustainable business practices in a clear and powerful way to attain results.
Ms. Burton has held management and public relations positions and is a former Capitol Hill reporter.
During the past 20 years, she has published articles on sustainability, business, healthcare and government issues in a range of publications including The Congressional Record, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Wire, and was a columnist for The Daily Transcript in San Diego. She has delivered speeches and conducted training on sustainability-related topics including: Creating a Sustainable Vision, Stakeholder Engagement Methods that Work; and Effective CSR Reporting.
Barbara was the only US graduate of a year-long course on conducting social audits, sponsored by the Institute of Social and Ethical AccountAbility and the New Economics Foundation in London and received special accreditation during two international conferences on Social and Ethical Accounting, Auditing and Reporting in the Netherlands and Denmark. She holds degrees in Nursing and Journalism.