Charlene Wall-Warren, Director, Sustainability; BASF SE
As Sustainability Director for BASF in North America, Charlene Wall-Warren leads a team working across the organization to bring BASF’s corporate purpose “We create chemistry for a sustainable future” to life: by further integrating sustainability in business strategies, engaging employees, and collaborating with customers, value chain partners and other external stakeholders. Charlene’s roles over the last 24 years include project engineering, safety and process design, business and strategy development, marketing, communications, packaging, and life cycle assessment – touching industries as diverse as petrochemicals, construction, automotive, food, electronics and personal care. She has been a Board member for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and The Sustainability Consortium. She serves in advisory roles for Sustainable Brands, USBCSD, CERES and the Green Sports Alliance, and has been recognized by Environmental Leader and Corporate Responsibility publications. Charlene holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.