Corporate Sustainability Leadership: & Vance Merolla: free webinar, Jan 21

Vance Merolla

Another useful learning opportunity from for those interested in a switch to CSR, the Corporate Sustainability Leadership: & Vance Merolla free webinar on January 21. Here’s the description:

Want your company to become a leader in environmental sustainability? Interested in learning what corporate sustainability strategies actually work?

Join Vance Merolla, Global Director of Sustainability at Colgate-Palmolive Company, and Seth Collins, Director of Academics Programs at, for an interactive conversation about how companies can unlock business potential while decreasing their carbon footprint.

We will discuss how Vance has successfully implemented corporate sustainability initiatives over the last two decades and what he will cover in his upcoming course, ‘Corporate Sustainability Leadership’, starting in February 2022.

In this session, you will:

  • Learn about Vance’s corporate sustainability journey
  • Hear practical advice and gain a deeper understanding of how to implement sustainability strategies at work
  • Get the chance to ask questions about’s upcoming course, Corporate Sustainability Leadership (next deadline: February 7)

Participant Bios:

Vance Merolla is the Worldwide Director of Global Sustainability for Colgate-Palmolive Company, a consumer products company based in New York City. He’s responsible for leading Colgate’s worldwide sustainability strategy and programs around climate, energy efficiency, water stewardship, waste reduction, and sustainable buildings. Prior to his current 20+ years with Colgate, he was an environmental consulting group manager for the URS Corporation. Vance is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the states of New York, New Jersey and Washington, a U.S. Green Building Council LEED-Accredited Professional, and a Member of the USGBC NJ Chapter Board of Directors. Vance is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University in NYC, where he teaches a graduate course in Sustainable Operations.

Seth Collins is the Director of Academic Programs at, a global platform and learning community for professionals who want to address climate change. He received his MBA and Master’s in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University and has worked in the climate solutions space for ten years, including roles at the World Bank’s Climate Investment Funds, the U.S. Senate, and as the co-founder of a clean tech company. He is also a co-author of the forthcoming book, “The Character of Your Company: A Guide to Bringing Life Back to Work.”

To make the most of this and similar online events, be sure to read our article, How to leverage online industry events for your transition to a green job.

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