Suzanne Lindsay-Walker is the Director of Sustainability for Brambles, a supply-chain logistics company operating primarily through the CHEP and IFCO brands. Brambles enhances performance for customers by helping them transport goods through their supply chains more efficiently, sustainably and safely. She engages with external customers and internal cross-business regional teams to develop and implement the Sustainability strategy and vision across the North America region. Suzanne works to successfully incorporate Sustainability as part of value proposition to customers, determine the strategies to reach 2020 Global Sustainability goals across the region and develop the tools to further demonstrate the environmental advantages of CHEP and IFCO’s circular share and reuse model.
Suzanne brings a wealth of experience to Brambles, having spent total of 10+ years driving sustainability into the retail and consumers goods industry. Mostly recently, Suzanne spent 5 years at The Kroger Co. as their first Director of Sustainability, having successfully built and launched Kroger's 2020 Sustainability Goals, one being the strategic Zero Waste program. During her time, Kroger was listed for the first time on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and has been for the fifth consecutive year. Suzanne currently sits on the Corporate Advisory Board of Wharton’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and is as a strategic partner with Retail Industry Leaders Association. Suzanne was a former chairperson of the Food Marketing Institute’s Sustainability Executive Committee and an environmental steering committee member of the Consumer Goods Forum. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree, with honors, civil engineering from Lawrence Technological University.