Elysa Hammond is Senior Vice President of Environmental Stewardship at Clif Bar & Company. She is the chief architect of their “think like a tree” sustainability program. In her role, Elysa leads ongoing efforts to expand the company’s support of organic and sustainable agriculture, drive the use of renewable energy into their supply chain, and achieve zero waste. She also guides the integration of sustainability and on-site renewables into Clif Bar’s two commercial bakeries in Idaho and Indiana and works with non-profit partners to lobby for climate action.
Elysa holds a M.F.S. degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a B.S. in Crop Science from California Polytechnic. She serves on the advisory board of the Bard College MBA in Sustainability.