Cynthia Cummis is deputy director of GHG Protocol within WRI’s Climate Program. In this role she manages GHG Protocol’s corporate work which includes activities related to the Corporate, Scope 3 and Product Life Cycle Standards.
She is a well-known expert in GHG accounting and brings more than 15 years of experience working on the issue of global climate change. Prior to WRI, Cynthia was the Director of Carbon Management at Clear Carbon Consulting where she managed carbon quantification and management projects for multiple Fortune 500 clients as well as large public institutions. Ms. Cummis was the Founding Director of U.S. EPA’s Climate Leaders Program, a voluntary program that partnered with businesses to develop corporate-wide greenhouse gas inventories and reduction goals. For more than 5 years, she led the design and implementation of the program and oversaw the growth of the program to more than 90 corporate Partners.
Cynthia holds a MPA in environmental policy from Columbia University in New York City and a B.S. from Cornell University in Ithaca N.Y.