Senior Director, EDF+Business
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Jenny Ahlen directs Environmental Defense Fund’s work to improve the sustainability of consumer goods through partnerships with the private sector. Jenny’s primary areas of expertise include the sustainability of food and agricultural supply chains, as well as mitigating greenhouse gas impacts. Prior to joining EDF in 2011, Jenny worked for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission with a focus on renewable energy and energy policy. Before Jenny moved back to Arkansas from Boston, she worked for Abt Associates Inc. as an analyst, estimating the costs and benefits of environmental regulations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Jenny has a MA in Energy and Environmental Analysis and a BA in Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University.