Rachel Mak (she/her) specializes in sustainability strategy, GHG footprinting, environmental performance tracking and assessment, sustainability reporting for required and voluntary ESG disclosure, sustainable materials management, lifecycle analysis, and circular economy analysis. She has in-depth experience managing large sets of data to footprint environmental impacts (e.g., energy, GHG emissions, water, waste, and packaging) and identifying metrics from data synthesis to track sustainability performance over time. She is well-versed in creating content and reporting on data, impacts, metrics, and performance for corporate sustainability reports and to multiple ESG disclosure platforms, including CDP, UK SECR, and HKSE.
She has provided lead analytical support for various environmental impact reduction programs and identified opportunities for environmental outcome improvement. Her recent work includes carbon footprinting, sustainability strategy development, and CDP and HKSE reporting for Samsonite; a food waste diversion assessment for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; and industrial waste stream measurement for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Rachel Mak holds a B.A., cum laude, in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College; an M.A. in Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment; and a M.B.A from the Yale School of Management.