VP & Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface
Erin Meezan serves as the VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at Interface, the international carpet manufacturer widely recognized for its pioneering leadership in sustainability. As CSO, Erin guides a global team that provides technical assistance and support to the company’s global business and strategic direction, addressing sustainability at all levels—from operations and management to employees and customers, and in policy forums. Erin and her team also develop industry-leading approaches to measurement, driving transparency and innovation in the field of sustainability.
Erin holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Environmental Law from the University of Vermont. She attended professional training programs in sustainable practices at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Biomimicry 3.8.
Sustainable Leadership Deep Dive 2022 Session Description
Transforming Business on Earth
Chief Sustainability Officer at Interface, Erin Meezan, gives voice to Interface’s conscience, ensuring that strategy and goals are in sync with its aggressive sustainability vision established more than 20 years ago.
Through this presentation, attendees will learn about leading with sustainability through Interface’s practice of an industrial ecology that cherishes nature and restores the environment. Real-world examples and images of Interface’s transformative product and production practices will be shared.
In this session, you will learn:
- Vision setting for the long view
- How to learn from nature to innovate
- How to reimagine regenerative systems, from the factory to the world