Mary Beth Jordan is an innovative industry leader who's career has been dedicated to helping organizations integrate sustainability solutions to add value.


ABOUT MARY BETH JORDAN

Mary Beth Jordan provides sustainability strategy, management and communications consulting to corporate and non-profit clients. Prior to launching an independent consulting practice, she was senior manager with Homrich Partners for four years where she led client engagements across multiple industries including the apparel, auto and communications sectors. Her work included assessing sustainability risks and opportunities across the value chain, and leading eco-product ideation projects for clients.

Prior to joining Homrich Partners, Mary Beth was manager of corporate citizenship at Mirant, a competitive energy company that produced and sold electricity in North America, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. She identified and helped implement policies and initiatives that fostered sustainable business practices. She managed the development of Mirant’s annual sustainability report, partnerships with environmental non-governmental organizations, and relationships with social and environmental stock indices. Mary Beth also developed and implemented a corporate community outreach strategy, which included establishment of contribution guidelines, employee giving campaigns and volunteer programs, and quarterly reporting of community giving and volunteer activities to senior management.

Mary Beth was vice president at Navista, a public affairs firm specializing in coalition and trade association management. While there, she served as program director of the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI), the firm's largest client at the time. Mary Beth began her environmental career with the American Textile Manufacturers Institute where she covered environmental policy issues for the textile industry.

Mary Beth holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Environment and Human Values from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Mary Beth lives in Decatur, Georgia. In her spare time, she serves on the Board of Trustees of Cliff Valley School and The Nature Conservancy of Georgia where she chairs the development committee.