Elizabeth Sturcken leads the net zero program for EDF+Business, where she works with leading companies to drive impact and scale climate progress across industries and sectors.
Elizabeth Sturcken leads the net zero program for EDF+Business, where she works with leading companies to drive impact and scale climate progress across industries and sectors. Elizabeth also represents EDF in the Transform to Net Zero (TONZ) Coalition as well as the Business Alliance to Scale Climate Solutions (BASCS). She also leads partnerships with major companies including Walmart, Lyft, and Airbnb. Elizabeth has a Master’s in Public Policy, Environment and Natural Resources Policy from Harvard University.
In the first of an ongoing series of articles, we give voice to EDF's sustainability work with Walmart, and offer inside perspectives on what it's like to work with the world's largest retailer on its environmental impacts.
Walmart released a guidance document this week that details how it will count the emissions reductions toward the retailers goal of squeezing 20 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from its supply chain by 2015.
This is EDF's fifth year working with Walmart, and throughout we’ve pushed the company hard to take aggressive goals and be transparent about its results. With the company's third sustainability report, it is evident that the message is starting to sink in.