Lewis Sarah
Sarah Lewis
The Sustainability Consiortium
Senior Director, Innovation
Sarah Lewis
Senior Director, Innovation
The Sustainability Consiortium

Dr. Sarah E. Lewis is passionate about working through challenges at the interface of humans and the environment. A leader in the field of sustainability, Sarah is a certified Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA), an author on topics related to ecological integrity, water resources, and improving supply chain sustainability. Sarah is Senior Director of Innovation with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC). Through her work at TSC, she has led the development of supply chain sustainability metrics across the consumer goods industry, led the creation of TSC’s stakeholder engagement methodology, founded TSC implementation program, launched the first ever TSC Innovation Program, and founded TSC Idea Forum, TSC’s first leadership development program. Sarah holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Dynamics, a Master of Arts in French, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and French Secondary Education. An award-winning educator, Sarah has taught Earth Science, French, and Environmental Sociology. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas, serving on several graduate student research committees. She is active in her community. She is on the Board of Directors for the Walton Arts Center and for Arkansas United, an organization that empowers Arkansas immigrants through advocacy and service. In 2008, the Arkansas Sierra Club recognized Sarah as Activist of the Year. She is a former board member of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership and served a 4-year term as an elected official on the Fayetteville, Arkansas City Council where she founded the Environmental Action Committee, wrote and sponsored the Low Impact Development ordinance, and led the development and adoption of Fayetteville’s Streamside Protection Ordinance, the first in the State of Arkansas. Her highest honor, however, is that she is the mom of, Isaac, a beautiful little boy who inspires her every day.