Leaders in Sustainable Global Enterprise - Tara Hemmer (BS ’94), Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer at Waste Management

by Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (CSGE)

Academic Sustainability

Mon, Oct 3, 2022

6 PM – 7:15 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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A weekly lecture series that highlights leaders in the sustainable global enterprise industry. With topics ranging from food to energy, these speakers will cover it all.

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Tara Hemmer (BS ’94)

Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer

Waste Management

https://www.linkedin.com/in/hemmertara

Tara Hemmer is Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at Waste Management. As the CSO, Tara Hemmer is responsible for growing WM’s sustainable service offerings representing $3B in revenue today. She leads WM’s approach to building capabilities in recycling, renewable energy, organics, and the broader circular economy. In addition, she oversees all environmental, social impact and governance initiatives. She was previously Senior Vice President, Field Operations for the southern part of North America, including oversight of collection, disposal, recycling and landfills. She is a member of the Company’s senior leadership team, led by Jim Fish, President and Chief Executive Officer.



Hemmer joined the company in 1999 and progressed through various leadership roles across North America including Vice President of Disposal Operations, Area Vice President for the Greater Mid-Atlantic Area, and most recently Senior Vice President of Operations, Safety and Environmental Compliance. She also serves on the board of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation.



Hemmer graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering.


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