David Guernsey

David Guernsey

David is the former Senior Sustainability Program Manager and the acknowledged “father of sustainability” at UPS. Highlights of David’s 20 years sustainability career at UPS includes rolling out climate & energy strategies, running the environmental compliance programs, achieving the highest Climate Discloser Project (CDP) score in the U.S. (99), producing 10 of the UPS sustainability report (including UPS’ first report that was also a first of its kind in the industry), responding to hundreds of third party sustainability ratings and rankings assessments, and attainment of multiple levels of assurance for sustainability report data and processes .

David has been engaged in leading-edge programs with many NGOs, including Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), World Resources Institute (WRI), World Economic Forum (WEF), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and others. David was recognized by the U.S. EPA, as a 2011 SmartWay Champion for his participation in the development and success of the SmartWay Transport Partnership.  David holds a patent for the co-creation of the “Systems and Methods for Calculation Emissions Resulting from Transportation Shipment”

David’s pioneering role in the transportation sector led to ongoing engagements, serving multiple industries, helping companies build, manage, and enhance their sustainability programs from technical details to strategic platforms.

 

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