2020 Better World Leadership Council

The Better World Leadership (BWL) initiative assists companies in achieving their priority goals by enhancing and scaling their nonprofit board programs. BWL studies and thoughtware provide evidence and methodologies for companies to develop high performing, diverse and inclusive leadership for a sustainable future.

With appreciation to the BWL Leadership Council for their counsel and support of the BWL mission.


Grady Crosby
VP, Public Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson Controls
President, Johnson Controls Foundation
Board Chair, UN Global Compact Network USA

Convenor, BWL Leadership Council



Alice Korngold
President & CEO Korngold Consulting

Founder, BWL Leadership Council




Gabriela Burian
Senior Global Director, Sustainable Food Systems




Helen Lowman
President & CEO
Keep America Beautiful




Sarah Middleton
President & CEO




Carolyn Powell
President & CEO
CP Integrated Solutions




Perri Richman
Principal, The Brand Promise
Board Member, SCORE




Ayo Sanderson Wilson
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Cornerstone Family Programs & Morristown Neighborhood House




Deirdre White
President & CEO

In A Better World, Inc., Korngold shows companies how to grow value by finding innovative solutions to the world's social, economic, and environmental challenges. Using case studies, A Better World, Inc. delineates best practices for corporations to mitigate risks, reduce costs, and grow value through effective board governance, NGO partnerships, and stakeholder engagement.

In Leveraging Good Will, Alice Korngold shows how businesses can develop tomorrow’s leaders by having their executives properly matched, trained, and coached for board service.