Gareth Scheerder

Gareth supports BSR’s climate change strategy, which seeks to mobilize sustained business action on climate. He also works with the We Mean Business coalition and leading companies across BSR’s industries, focusing on projects related to climate change.

Before joining BSR, Gareth was part of the Group Sustainability team at A.P. Møller-Mærsk, where he utilized sustainability to mitigate risks and drive new opportunities through strategies, policies, stakeholder engagement, trendspotting and reporting. In that role, he also responded to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), declared carbon dioxide efficiency calculations for the sustainability report, and contributed to cross-organizational working groups on materiality, biodiversity assessments, and climate change. He has also previously worked as a business analyst for the health insurance industry at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services.

Gareth holds an M.S. in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from Copenhagen University and a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University.

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