Making Sense of Sustainability 2011 / 2012 Report

a reporting framework generally accepted to be the leading international standard for reporting social, environmental and economic performance



Margie Flynn

Principal and Co-Founder

Margie shares her deeply ingrained passion for the community and belief in “doing well by doing good” as Principal and Co-owner of BrownFlynn. Margie speaks the language of triple bottom line impact and has been instrumental in shaping a variety of responsible practices for regional, national and global corporations and organizations. Her strong commitment to ethical business practices and eye on global impact also make Margie a dynamic speaker and trusted advisor for clients who seek to improve their business practices while catalyzing positive change. She is a guest lecturer for numerous local and national conferences, venues and colleges/universities, and is author of several published articles regarding sustainability and entrepreneurship in local and national publications.

Margie and her husband, Danny, have three grown sons and reside in Highland Heights, Ohio.

Community Engagement
  • Corporate Sustainability Network, Steering Committee
  • GreenCityBlueLake Institute, Advisory Board
  • Cleveland Carbon Fund, Advisory Committee
  • Mayor of Cleveland Frank Jackson’s Sustainability Advisory Council Member
  • PRSA Counselors’ Academy
  • American Red Cross Blood Services of Northern
    Ohio, Chair of the Board
  • In Counsel with Women
  • Leadership Cleveland, President, Class of 2004
  • Advisor to “100 Entrepreneurs” Project:
    Walter Reed Hospital
  • Industrial Minerals Association: Sustainability
    & Environmental Committees
  • Net Impact
  • Steering Committee Member of the Conscious Capitalism, Northeast Ohio Chapter
  • B.A. Miami University
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Play BrownFlynn’s Monthly Sustainability Crossword Puzzle

After you have become familiar with the sustainability terms in our report and glossary, test your knowledge by completing this month’s puzzle—you might learn something new today!

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Marissa Beechuk

Marissa has been an enthusiastic BrownFlynn team member since September 2008, first as a Senior Administrative Assistant and currently as an Analyst.

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