B2B Ignite USA 2022

B2B Ignite 2022

How Solenis put ESG at the heart of its brand vision to drive a new era of growth

During B2B Ignite USA 2022, Katy Abernathy, Senior Director, Corporate Communications at Solenis, and Donna Harris, Director of Strategy here at Godfrey, presented “How Solenis put ESG at the heart of its brand vision to drive a new era of growth.”

During the hybrid session, Katy and Donna provided firsthand insight into Solenis’ ESG journey, what they learned along the way — and revealed why ESG is something all B2B brands must consider without delay to engage today’s stakeholders.

During the video presentation of this session, you’ll learn:

  • How the brand evolution supported the company’s business growth objectives
  • How the right processes — from insight and strategy to branding and tactical execution — ensure you’re creating an impactful brand story that generates results
  • The link between ESG and risk management
  • Why robust ESG programs and communications matter and how to make the most of your ESG metrics
  • How sales and marketing can work together as brand champions to ensure communications accurately reflect company and customer success


Visit our YouTube channel to watch the video captured via Zoom of Katy and Donna’s hybrid presentation, “How Solenis put ESG at the heart of its brand vision to drive a new era of growth.”


Katy Abernathy

Katy Abernathy

Senior Director, Corporate Communications

At Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, Katy leads a global team responsible for PR and marketing communications, employee and business communications and crisis communications.

With a 40-year career in B2B, she joined Betz PaperChem in 1989 and never left. For the past 32 years, she has had the privilege to lead and manage communications through numerous acquisitions and divestitures that have led to the creation of Solenis. Now responsible for building the Solenis brand, she led Solenis’ first sustainability report development and website redesign.

Donna Harris

Donna Harris

Director of Strategy

As director of strategy at Godfrey, Donna Harris is fascinated with industry trends and market research. She supports account teams with insight and strategic planning and thrives on conquering challenges that keep clients up at night.


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