Making Sense of Sustainability 2011 / 2012 Report

an investment practice that gives preference to companies that value social and environmental impacts in addition to financial gain; socially responsible investments, also known as “ethical investments,” involve companies and practices that cause little or no depletion of natural assets or environmental degradation and that do not infringe the rights of workers, women, indigenous people, children nor animals



Melissa Wicinski

Senior Consultant

Melissa has been an enthusiastic member of the BrownFlynn team since its inception in 1996, when she became the Firm’s first full-time staffer. In her more than 15 years of service, she has played an integral role in crafting BrownFlynn’s strategic direction, leveraging the Firm’s impact across the community and developing the Firm’s brand enhancement practice area. Specifically, she has implemented many of the Firm’s award-winning communications programs and campaigns.

With creativity and innovative thinking, she has tackled a wide range of complex communications challenges, including employee and shareholder initiatives, donor communications, video production, event planning and strategic message development. Previous work experience includes an extensive internship with a large financial institution where she managed marketing projects and coordinated media communications.

Community Engagement
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders
  • Women’s Community Foundation
  • MedWish Volunteer
  • Cleveland FoodBank Volunteer
  • B.A. Mount Union College
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders
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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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Cora Lee Mooney

Cora Lee has experience in corporate training and curriculum development, university instruction and consulting. She has over 12 years of university teaching experience and has developed numerous corporate training guides for both non-profit and for profit organizations.

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