October 2021 – Anthesis, the sustainability activator and the largest dedicated team of sustainability professionals globally, announces the appointment of Jason Pearson to the role of Executive Director and Solution Leader, ESG and Sustainability Strategy in North America. Based in Washington D.C., Jason will work with clients on defining and implementing integrated strategies for sustainable performance that deliver on client priorities.
Jason has spent over 20 years co-creating, leading and supporting initiatives that advance a just, sustainable future for all, with a particular emphasis on harnessing the humanity and innovation of the private sector toward this future. Most recently, Jason was the Founding CEO and Chair of the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, which focuses the collective market influence of institutional purchasers to advance shared environmental and social goals. Previously, as the Founder and CEO of GreenBlue, he pioneered collaborative approaches for supply chain collaboration, including through GreenBlue’s flagship projects, the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and the How2Recycle® program. In parallel, Jason maintained a research and consulting practice, TRUTHstudio, which specialized in understanding, visualizing, and communicating complexity to support strategic action.
“With an admirable calibre of contributions to the sustainability landscape, we are proud to welcome a proven sustainability leader like Jason to our North America team. As market demand for our expertise continues to surge in North America, Jason offers both business leadership as well as sustainability subject matter expertise that will allow us to accelerate the pace and scale of activating sustainability throughout the region in this decisive decade.”
CEO, North America
As a member of the North America Leadership Team, Jason’s addition to the North America business is the latest in a series of strategic hire announcements in the region. Jason will provide both consulting expertise to accelerate client ambitions, as well as internal leadership to further strengthen and deepen the ESG and Sustainability Strategy solution area of the business during a period of continuously increasing market demand for strategic guidance in this area.
On his appointment, Jason says: “I have spent the past twenty years of my career exploring how, as a society, we can harness our capacity for innovation to create a positive future for all. I am thrilled to have found in Anthesis a global strategic organization dedicated to helping commercial, government, and civil society clients to advance this collective work, and I am inspired by how the Anthesis Activator Approach and our systems thinking can meaningfully advance the United Nations Global Goals in this decisive decade.”
Chantelle Ludski, North America CEO, comments, “With an admirable calibre of contributions to the sustainability landscape, we are proud to welcome a proven sustainability leader like Jason to our North America team. As market demand for our expertise continues to surge in North America, Jason offers both business leadership as well as sustainability subject matter expertise that will allow us to accelerate the pace and scale of activating sustainability throughout the region in this decisive decade.”
Jason joins the North America team at a time when Anthesis is accelerating its attraction of top talent to meet continuously increasing market demand in the region. From supporting Paypal to set ambitious science-based targets to supporting Ecolab’s Net Zero implementation, Anthesis is driving sustainable impact by helping our clients activate their sustainability ambitions.
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