With years of experience working with companies to integrate environmental and social goals into core business practices, Virginia is a pivotal component of BSR's Consumer Products team. As manager, Virginia advises companies in a variety of areas, including supply-chain responsibility, energy and water strategies, reporting and stakeholder engagement.
Prior to joining BSR, Virginia worked as a consultant for SustainAbility Inc., leading multiyear projects with Shell, Nike, Ford and other international corporations. As an independent consultant and with One Stone Advisors, she developed sustainability reporting strategies for companies including Kellogg, Ericsson and Electrolux. She also has extensive experience working on New York City-based waterfront revitalization efforts.
Virginia holds an M.A. in environment and business from New York University's Gallatin School where she earned the Dean's Award for Community Service and was chapter president of Net Impact. She also holds a B.A. from Furman University.
With the sustainability-conscious Millennial generation poised to take over the bulk of the workforce within four years, companies will need to reinvent their outreach to help address and shape consumption patterns.