Elizabeth Sturcken

Managing Director, San Francisco, CA

Area of Expertise: Corporate partnerships and strategy, business and the environment, green supply chain, retail and consumer goods, business strategy to address climate, health and land and water impacts

Elizabeth directs the work of our EDF+Business team working on climate. She has led key EDF partnerships with UPS and FedEx, and currently with Walmart to drive impact in climate, health, ecosystems and oceans. She also leads partnerships with United Airlines and Lyft to reduce emissions and support policies that will lead to a stable climate.

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Company leadership at COP 26, and what’s next in this Decisive Decade

A new report from EDF and Deloitte offers step-by-step insight for companies on turning net zero pledges into action.

Three takeaways from Amazon’s new carbon neutralization plan

Amazon’s new carbon neutralization paper provides clarity and perspective on what’s needed to reduce emissions fast and at scale.

Why the new $1B LEAF investment in tropical forests matters for business and the planet

The LEAF coalition is driving progress at the speed and scale that the climate crisis demands by investing to protect tropical forests.

Three ways to turn net zero plans into progress

Executives are increasingly embracing net zero by 2050 and turning these pledges into progress.

2020: The year of net zero talk. 2021: The year of action

2020 has been a milestone year for corporate climate leadership, and it has positioned the private sector to raise the bar even further in 2021.

Nine major companies take an ‘open-source’ approach to combat climate change

Why a new business-led initiative has the potential to be truly transformative — and to shift the needle on climate change.