Boma Brown-West

Boma Brown-West
Director, EDF+Business
Environmental Defense Fund
Boma has over 15 years’ experience in working with businesses to improve product sustainability. As Director of Consumer Health, Boma leads EDF’s corporate engagement to eliminate toxic chemicals from consumer products and food in order to create a safer marketplace. She works closely with major retailers and consumer brands, advocating for smart corporate chemical policies, ambitious corporate sustainability programs and increased value chain transparency. She launched EDF’s Five Pillars for Safer Chemicals Leadership and SustainaBuy: The Future of Sustainable E-Commerce. Prior to joining EDF in 2013, Boma worked for a decade at Whirlpool Corporation, helping to establish Whirlpool’s North American sustainability strategy and working across the industry to create the region’s first ever appliance sustainability standards. Boma has an M.S. in Technology & Policy from MIT and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.

Speaking in:

Sunday
January 16
10:30 am11:00 am

Join us for this educational discussion from retail sustainability experts as they reveal the most effective ways to achieve sustainability goals. Hear how companies have launched successful initiatives as they share ah-ha moments, what worked and what didn't, who should be at the table for these discussions and how to best work with vendors. The lessons these experts are generously sharing… Read more