Collab’s Sustainability Board

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We’re thrilled to introduce you to Collab’s Sustainability Board.

This board features world-renowned experts who are defining the climate conversation across every corner of the economy, including: energy, materials, food, technology, culture, and more.

These leaders have already been instrumental in evaluating new investment opportunities, understanding evolving customer drivers, and unlocking growth for our portfolio companies. We’re grateful for their support.

To kick things off, we’d like you to meet Noel. He currently leads Nike’s climate efforts, focusing his time on decarbonizing the company’s supply chain and introducing circular business models to its customers.

Along with his current role as Chief Sustainability Officer, Noel has served a variety of other critical business functions during his 20+ year tenure at Nike, spanning strategic planning, finance, manufacturing, quality, and operations.

Six Questions for Noel Kinder, Chief Sustainability Officer at Nike

1. What was your moment of obligation to work on climate?

I’ve worked for Nike for more than 23 years now. It’s the greatest sports brand on the planet, but as I have watched smoke from forest fires choke the Portland area over the past 3 years and my teenagers have needed to move their football and soccer practices indoors because of extreme heat, it has become crystal clear to (Read more...)