Elizabeth Sturcken

Managing Director, EDF+Business

Area of Expertise: Corporate partnerships and strategy, business and the environment, green supply chain, retail and consumer goods, business strategy to address climate, health and land and water impacts.

Elizabeth directs climate impact and net zero acceleration at EDF+Business, the private sector engagement division of Environmental Defense Fund. She has led EDF partnerships with Walmart, UPS, Airbnb, Lyft and FedEx. Elizabeth also leads coalition collaborations with the Business Alliance to Scale Climate Solutions (BASCS), Transform to Net Zero (TONZ), and works with the Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance (SABA). Under her leadership, EDF+Business created the first-of-kind Supply Chain Solutions Center and the Pathways to Net Zero report series with pragmatic, actionable tools to cut emissions now, set interim targets and invest in climate technologies for hard-to-abate sectors. Elizabeth has a Master’s in Public Policy in Environment and Natural Resources Policy from Harvard University.