Rachel is the Global Sustainability Reporting Senior Manager at Mars, Incorporated. She leads our external sustainability reporting work across a range of platforms and disclosures such as CDP and customer scorecards. Her responsibilities also include packaging sustainability, implementing programs on sustainability related claims, and leading sustainability for Mars’ Global Horizon Scanning capability. Rachel also engages externally on behalf of Mars-representing Mars as the co-chair of the Food Beverage and Agriculture working group of the Sustainability Consortium; co-chairing the Forest Products working group of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition; and leading Mars’s engagement in the New Plastics Economy. She has recently joined the Board of Directors for GreenBlue.
Prior to Mars, Rachel was the Team Leader of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP), a voluntary program that encourages methane emissions reductions through the capture and beneficial use of landfill gas. She was also the lead for this work in India, China and Southeast Asia under the Global Methane Initiative. Rachel was in the health, safety and environmental field before joining EPA.
Rachel has an MBA with an Environmental Management Concentration from The George Washington University, and a B.S. Human Factors Engineering from Tufts University