Mark Lee

Executive Director
SustainAbility

Based in San Francisco, Mark has 15+ years experience in key leadership positions in the sustainability field. Mark possesses expertise in sustainability strategy and implementation as well as the systems, governance, public policy, accountability and stakeholder engagement aspects of this agenda, plus extensive knowledge of climate change, economic development, value chains, and the linkages between sustainability and branding.

Mark is accountable for SustainAbility’s global consulting strategy, and he directly advises leading companies including Bayer, BT, Ford, Gap, GSK, Kellogg’s, McDonald’s, Natura, Nestlé, Nike, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Shell and Starbucks. An exceptional consensus builder, Mark has led facilitation for numerous high-level, multi-sector stakeholder engagements. Mark is a valued partner to various public and non-profit organizations, a compelling presenter, and he regularly contributes articles and inputs informed by SustainAbility’s work to media.

Mark was previously Vice President at Business for Social Responsibility in San Francisco and Manager, CSR at Vancity Savings in Vancouver.

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Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife
Global Practitioners Gather to Compare Notes on Redesigning the #GoodLife

The Next Economy / Last year, the Sustainable Brands community gathered around the world throughout the year to share insights on how they – and their customers – were “redefining the good life.” This year, the conversation has progressed from the ‘what’ to the ‘how’ of designing the sustainable future in which we all want to live. - 5 months ago

Transformational Leadership in Action ... and In Transition
Transformational Leadership in Action ... and In Transition

Leadership / Last week, over 2,000 representatives from our global community of sustainability practitioners, brand strategists, product and service innovators, thought leaders and other change-makers converged at SB’18 Vancouver to share their latest insights on a multitude of themes pertinent to all of those committed to improving business around the world. Here, we dig into a topic at the heart of all lasting change: Transformational leadership. - 9 months ago

Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Gathers Global Brand Innovation Leaders at SB’18 Vancouver

Press Release / Sustainable Brands kicks off its largest community gathering today with Sustainable Brands '18 Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre West in Vancouver, British Columbia. - 9 months ago

Sustainability Leaders Daunted, But Willing to Work Together to Help Build ‘The Good Life’
Sustainability Leaders Daunted, But Willing to Work Together to Help Build ‘The Good Life’

Business Case / This blog is part of the GlobeScan-SustainAbility Leaders Survey 20th anniversary project being conducted by GlobeScan and SustainAbility in partnership with Interface. - 1 year ago

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Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement
Not All of US: Response to Trump Administration's Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

Business Case / While telegraphed for days and choreographed down to the military band playing soft jazz in the background before the announcement, President Trump’s June 01, 2017 declaration that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Agreement still jarred and dismayed. - 1 year ago

(Leadership) Change of Heart
(Leadership) Change of Heart

Leadership / I did not think about it before sitting down this evening (January 16, 2012), but to write about leadership on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is to feel one’s own limitations. - 7 years ago

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