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Gracie Cook

Manager, Partnership Development

New York

Gracie primarily works within the Governments and Foundations team to support BSR’s pursuit, across all areas of expertise, of high-impact, private sector-led grants to accelerate progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Gracie also supports BSR’s Nature team to further member company commitments across various industries including food, beverage, and agriculturemedia and entertainment; and consumer products.

Prior to joining BSR, Gracie worked in international development, promoting nature and climate resilience, specifically around forest risk commodities. She has held positions within various multinational corporations where she consulted on, developed, and implemented corporate social responsibility strategies. Gracie has worked both domestically and in the field in Austria and within the informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya, where her work informed leading pharmaceutical and engineering companies’ global sustainability strategies.

Gracie has a MA in International Development Studies with specializations in corporate social responsibility and climate/environment as well as a BA in International Affairs with concentrations in international environmental science and conflict resolution, both from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University.