Celia Landesberg

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Celia is an advocate and energetic implementer of sustainable behaviors. A vegetarian since age 10, she always was a driving force behind integrating sustainability into organizations of all types and sizes. In middle school, she implemented the first recycling program. At the University of Richmond, she implemented a sustainable purchasing policy and published climate action results towards 100% greenhouse gas emissions reduction by 2050. A LEED Accredited Professional, Celia executed corporate sustainability strategies and performance analyses for some of the largest real estate companies in the world while working at Goby, a leading energy management and sustainability reporting company for the commercial real estate industry. Celia moved out west to join EcoVadis, the largest collaborative platform that allows companies to assess their suppliers’ environmental and social performance, where she enables world-leading organizations in North America to leverage sustainability as a performance driver for procurement. Celia is a guest lecturer at the University of California on supply chain sustainability and served until recently on non-profit boards to improve food security and food service sustainability in the Chicago area. 

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May 20, 2019    0

In this episode of the Sourcing Industry Landscape, Dawn Tiura interviews Celia Landesberg. Caring about the environment is embedded in the fabric of Celia’s personality since she was a young child. She was thinking about supply chains before she knew what one was. 

Dawn Tiura: Welcome back to the podcast series. I'm really excited today....
Mar 01, 2019    0
Whether you read the news on purpose or stumble upon headlines inadvertently, it is tough to miss the stream of stories related to the impacts of climate change. For me, experiencing the California wildfires of 2018 as a new Bay Area resident was an eye-opening period. My place of residence was uninhabitable due to smoke pollution at the same time that I was speaking on a panel regarding catalysts for supplier action on climate risk. The call to action could not have been louder. Each...
Feb 15, 2019    0
Tell us about your career path. How did you get into this field? Was it purposeful or by accident? 
I created my mission and vision early on and use it as a guidepost for my career choices. My career goal is to ensure that people understand the value of sustainability when making financial decisions. Whether I’m dealing with one person, or hundreds of...