Al Iannuzzi, Ph.D.

Al Iannuzzi, Ph.D.
Vice President, Sustainability, The Estée Lauder Companies

Al Iannuzzi is Vice President, Sustainability, at The Estée Lauder Companies, where he directs enterprise-wide sustainability efforts and establishes and executes  the Company’s sustainability strategy, goals, and objectives. He oversees the publication of the Company’s Corporate Responsibility Report, ESG ratings and rankings, and climate and energy programs. He also is an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University–Purdue University, where he teaches Product Improvement and Sustainability. 

Al has more than 30 years’ experience in the Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability field. Prior to working at The Estée Lauder Companies, he worked for Johnson & Johnson, where he led Design for the Environment and Green Marketing programs and developed sustainability strategies for Consumer Product, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical sectors.  He served as the chief architect of the Earthwards® greener product development program. He has also worked as an environmental consultant and as a regulator for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. 

Al has authored three books, his latest being Greener Products: The Making & Marketing of Sustainable Brands (2018), and has written numerous articles on sustainability and product stewardship.



Sustainability Deep Dive 2021 Session Description

The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands

Al Iannuzzi, Vice President, Sustainability at the Estee Lauder Companies, will discuss why the world needs more sustainable products, providing insights from his book, Greener Products: the Making & Marketing of Sustainable Brands, and using case studies to illustrate how companies are integrating sustainability into business operations. He will also dive into how the Estee Lauder Companies embeds sustainability across the value chain as a Beauty Inspired, Values Driven company committed to environmental stewardship, creating a positive impact in communities, and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce.