The Time to Pause, Recenter and Accelerate.

KoAnn founder Sustainable Brands

You are probably painfully aware of the steadily increasing drumbeat of environmental and social disruptions impacting our families, communities, and businesses today. The noise level stemming from the demand for a response from more and more stakeholders can be deafening and make it challenging to keep up. It is against this backdrop that we are […]

A Letter to All Courageous Optimists

KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, CEO & Founder of Sustainable Brands, addressing the audience at SB'20 Yokohama

A Letter to All Courageous Optimists August, 2021 Dear Courageous Optimist, Several years ago, leaders within our community dubbed SB “Home for Courageous Optimists”. This descriptor delighted us then as now, as it describes our ambition since the beginning better than we ever could have. Since our inception, we have endeavored to provide a safe […]