Lucia von Reusner joins Waxman with experience leading both national and international shareholder campaigns to advance sustainable agricultural practices, as well as experience working directly with companies to develop their sustainability strategies across a variety of sectors.
Prior to Waxman, Lucia led the Shareholder Advocacy program at Green Century Capital Management, the nation’s first fossil fuel free mutual fund that actively engages the publicly traded companies it invests in to improve their performance on key sustainability issues such as energy, agriculture, and political spending. In this role, Lucia recruited, trained, and led a global coalition of investors representing trillions of dollars to successfully advance no-deforestation sourcing commitments among several of the world’s largest food and agricultural sector, as well as strengthen industry certification standards for palm oil.
Her work has been highlighted in Bloomberg, NPR, the Guardian, NYTimes, and more, and she has been asked to speak at multiple investor and corporate industry conferences on the business case for sustainable agriculture. She then received a Fulbright research grant, and spent a year in Latin America helping social entrepreneurs in Peru and Guatemala to develop their social impact and business expansion strategies.
Lucia holds a B.S. in Natural Resources Management from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences