Sam leads the outreach and development activities of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council.
Sam leads the outreach and development activities of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council. Previously, he was one of the first employees of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), whose Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System provides guidance and recognition to institutions of higher education for sustainability leadership. Sam also has direct experience with the implementation of sustainable purchasing policies in large institutions. Prior to his tenure at AASHE, he created and oversaw the green purchasing program for Duke University & Health System while working as the university’s Environmental Sustainability Coordinator. He also has experience marketing green products and in managing labor relations risks in subcontracted supply chains.