Elisa Niemtzow leads BSR’s consumer sectors practice globally. Her role includes working with companies in the retail, consumer packaged goods, footwear, apparel, hospitality, and luxury industries to improve the sustainability of their operations and products. Niemtzow helps companies rethink issues, such as sustainable consumption, supply chain management, strategy and integration, stakeholder engagement, and reporting and communications. She also coleads BSR’s Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group. Prior to joining BSR, Niemtzow was principal at Sequoia Lab, where she advised leaders of corporations, start-ups, and NGOs on sustainability strategy and communications. Before that she managed multimillion-dollar accounts as a ready-to-wear executive at Chanel.
BSR (Business for Social Responsibility) is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.