Alex Bede is the Senior Manager of Sustainability for Grove Collaborative, the leading brand and e-commerce platform for sustainable and plastic-free home and personal care products. Grove is proud to be a B Corporation and the world’s first plastic neutral retailer. Alex has spent almost 5 years at Grove working towards their mission to provide safe, transparent, and effective products to hundreds of thousands of customers in the U.S. each month. At Grove, Alex manages Grove’s sustainability program, including its Beyond Plastic™ initiative, which aims to solve the plastic crisis for home and personal care products. Alex also manages Grove’s industry-wide Plastic Working Group, carbon strategy, sustainability reporting, and corporate giving. Alex holds a degree in Business Administration from University of Washington and previously has worked for other retail companies, such as New Balance. In her free time, Alex enjoys being outdoors in the Bay Area with her dog and husband, spending time with her large family, and exploring new cities and countries one meal at a time.
Track: Transformative Governance & Metrics: Building
CPG brands have more opportunities than ever before to make significant and transformative contributions to solving the global plastic pollution crisis, and thus to stand out as true leaders on this critical... see more