Jenna Valleriani

Member Since 2022

Jenna Valleriani

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Valleriani Consulting

Toronto, Canada Area

Dr. Jenna Valleriani has worked with businesses, not for profits and government sectors, with a focus on impact driven work in cannabis. Formerly the Director of Social Impact & Advocacy at Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED), she led their first integrated social purpose strategy, focused on community investment activities related to social justice, medical cannabis access, and community reinvestment. Dr. Valleriani was also part of the core team which published CGC's inaugural Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report. Dr. Valleriani’s graduate and post graduate studies focused on cannabis, and include a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, and a PhD from the University of Toronto. She is the recipient of multiple academic writing awards, and has been quoted in national and international media as an expert in the field. As a former Strategic Advisor for Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Dr. Valleriani has testified as an expert witness to the Senate of Canada in the lead up to cannabis legalization. Recently, Dr Valleriani was awarded a 40 under 40 award, including Best in Class for the 2021 Cohort. With over a decade of experience in cannabis, she regularly consults with governments, researchers and policy groups in Canada and internationally on sensible cannabis policy reform. 


SKILLS

  • Social Impact Strategy
  • Research & Analysis
  • Public Speaking

RECENT CONTENT

June 23rd, 2022

Launching a Podcast for Your Business? 10 Essential Things You Need to Know First

A podcast can be an excellent opportunity to gain recognition for your brand if you do it right.

June 6th, 2022

Why I Think Federal Prohibition Fails Young People

As leaders in this space, we need to consider the current approach to cannabis and its impact on the people we want to protect.

May 20th, 2022

11 Recommendations for Streamlining Your Hiring Process

Speed is key in today’s job market.

May 3rd, 2022

Eight Ways Brands Are Using TikTok to Market Themselves (and Why It's Effective)

The popular social media platform offers a unique opportunity for marketers.


COMPANY INFO

Valleriani Consulting

Valleriani Consulting provides consulting and business services to help organizations around the world develop purpose driven strategies and unlock business growth through measurable social impact. We work with businesses, not for profits and government sectors, with a focus on impact driven work in cannabis and psychedelics. We work with our clients to analyze their core business models, strategy, capabilities, and operations to create positive economic, environmental, and social impact in ways that are measurable, accountable and aligned with the accelerated demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting. Our mission is to drive transformative social impact by applying over a decade of cross-sectoral cannabis experience in partnership with the most innovative and effective organizations in a rapidly evolving industry.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Cannabis

INDUSTRY

Cannabis