Libby Bernick

Global Head of Corporate Business
Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices
Biography

Libby is the Global Head of Corporate Business for Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Libby is responsible for product development, research and sales activities for Trucost corporate programs globally, including impact analysis of bonds and company ESG disclosure to investors. She has been a strategic advisor to global multinational corporations, development banks, investors, and foundations on environmental and social issues.

Libby is a regular speaker at international industry events and frequent commentator in the media on corporate sustainability and ESG disclosure issues.

She has worked for over 25 years integrating environmental information into business decision-making, and has led the development and implementation of numerous decision-support tools and programs. Prior to joining Trucost, Libby was Vice President, Sustainability Services for Underwriter’s Laboratory; previous roles included executive positions commercializing new greener products, environmental manager within a manufacturing facility, and managing water and air pollution programs at the US EPA.

Libby holds a M.A.S. in Civil (Environmental) Engineering and a B.A. in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Delaware, and is a licensed Professional Engineer and LEED AP accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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