Laura spearheads BSR’s New York office, working with multinational companies across a range of industry sectors and sustainability issues.
Laura Gitman spearheads BSR’s New York office, working with multinational companies across a range of industry sectors and sustainability issues. She also serves on BSR’s Executive Committee and oversees global membership strategy and services. She runs senior-level strategy workshops and multistakeholder forums, and has published reports on environmental, social, and governance integration in mainstream investing. From 2006 to 2010, Laura facilitated the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, growing the initiative from 15 to more than 50 electronics companies. She also launched BSR’s global financial services and media practices.
Laura previously worked for Deloitte Consulting, where she acquired extensive strategy experience advising multinational financial services companies. She also managed a community development project in Ecuador, developed the business strategy for a startup, and worked with the biotechnology sector in Chile.
Laura holds an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.