Scott Breen is associate manager, Sustainability and Circular Economy Program with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center.
Scott Breen is associate manager, Sustainability and Circular Economy Program with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center. In this role, Scott helps to strategize and execute program deliverables including events, resources, trainings and reports that increase understanding of key circular economy and sustainability issues and showcase how companies are making their operations more sustainable and reflective of circular economy principles. Scott started his career as an attorney-adviser at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). While at NOAA, Scott helped advise program staff as administrative rules went from public notice to final publication, brought enforcement actions against those that violated fisheries rules and regulations, and determined the legal sufficiency of agency actions such as the issuance of incidental harassment authorizations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Outside of work Scott explores various aspects of sustainability as the creator and co-host of the podcast Sustainability Defined. His podcast defines sustainability one concept (and one bad joke) at a time. The podcast can be found via all podcast outlets and its website (www.sustainabilitydefined.com). He graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University. He also graduated in 2015 with a Juris Doctor, Master of Public Affairs, and a Social Entrepreneurship Certificate from Indiana University. He is a member of the Illinois Bar.