Director, Corporate Water Engagement
Sara is the Director of Corporate Water Engagement in the Water Program. She leads the Institute's work on corporate water stewardship, leveraging WRI's suite of Aqueduct tools to inform water risks and ambitions and developing thought-leading strategies to address water challenges. Previously, Sara managed the Water Program’s work on water quality and mitigating water-related risks to and impacts of agricultural production.
Prior to WRI, Sara worked for the Chesapeake Research Consortium at the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office where she supported the federal-state-local partnership efforts to reduce nutrient and sediment pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Sara holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Psychology from Dickinson College and an M.S. in Environmental Sciences and Policy from The Johns Hopkins University.
Using cutting-edge data to identify and evaluate water risks around the world
Eutrophication and Hypoxia
Mapping, sharing data, and growing awareness on eutrophication and hypoxia around the globe.
Water Quality Trading
Advancing voluntary and market-based solutions for improving water quality in a manner that maximizes economic efficiency and maintains environmental integrity.
Water Quality Targeting
Providing guidance on how to better target agricultural conservation in the United States, to cost-effectively achieve measurable improvements in water quality.
Corporate Water Stewardship
Advancing sustainable water management in the private sector by empowering companies to reduce business risks and driving innovation in water-related data, tools and strategies.
Addressing the security threats countries, cities and companies face from increasing, intensifying water risks
Working to eliminate eutrophication by providing transparent information, identifying and evaluating policy solutions and engaging with partners to collectively promote water quality improvement efforts.
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