Exit Interview is an occasional series profiling sustainability professionals who recently have left their job.
For 15 years, Ben Packard was on the front lines of Starbucks’ sustainability initiatives, rising from environmental manager in 1998, a freshly minted MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, to become its VP of global responsibility a decade later. I met Packard soon after his arrival at Starbucks and watched him, and the company, address an overflowing cupful of sustainability initiatives, many spurred by the advocacy community. From my vantage point, it seemed that the company was always in someone’s sights. — Full Story at GreenBiz —