Bard MBA in Sustainability presents

Sustainable Business Fridays: Building a Cleaner Clean

Saskia van Gendt, Greenskeeping Manager for Method Home

Friday, October 2, 2015

On October 2nd, Bard MBA in Sustainability spoke with Saskia van Gendt, Greenskeeping Manager for Method Home.  Method Home makes beautiful cleaning products that are as kind to the planet as they are tough on dirt. The company recently opened the industry’s first LEED-platinum certified plant in the South Side of Chicago. Join us to learn more about how Method is setting the standard for clean manufacturing.

Saskia is Captain Planet for Method Products PBC based in San Francisco, California. Method designs cleaning and personal care products that work for people and the planet. With a background in lifecycle analysis and systems thinking, Saskia applies the science of sustainability with the strategy of business to influence and improve all aspects of company operations. She leads greenskeeping projects for North America covering packaging, ingredients, supply chain, green building, and third-party certifications through Cradle to Cradle and B Corp. Prior to Method, Saskia led material sustainability projects in packaging and green building at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Join the Bard MBA in Sustainability program for our twice-monthly dial-in podcast series over your lunchtime featuring sustainability leaders from the New York City area and across the planet.

Sustainable Business Fridays convenes every first and fourth Friday of the month during the semester, with special guests selected by students in the Bard MBA in Sustainability program.

Download: BardSBF_Fall2015.pdf

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