The Power of We: Amplifying Our Climate Initiatives Across the Value Chain

Ann Tracy

About the Session

  • Taking a deep dive into the planning and execution of our Climate Action and Net Zero Carbon Transition roadmap.
  • Exploring how we set priorities to tackle the emissions across our value chain.
  • How can we better engage suppliers to become more conscious of their emissions, and further enable the use of renewable energy and water efficiency metrics?
  • What’s next on our sustainability journey?

Track: Visionary 200 Sustainability Summit

Presentation Style: Thought Leadership

Audience Type: Sustainability, Environmental, Social, Governance, Supply Chain


Ann Tracy
Chief Sustainability Officer

Ann Tracy became Chief Sustainability Officer in the Global Commercial Organization in 2022, leading Colgate’s Global Sustainability Strategy and key initiatives, integrating a strong technical foundation across people, performance and planet into commercial strategic purpose. Previously, she was Global Chief Sustainability Officer in our Global Supply Chain Organization, where she also provided leadership to the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) team. Since joining the company in 1991, Ann has worked across all four of Colgate’s categories in manufacturing, quality and customer service and logistics roles with experience in each of the Colgate divisions. Ann serves on the board of directors of the UN Global Compact Network USA and holds undergraduate degrees in Applied Science and Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Systems, all from Lehigh University. She has also received a Certificate of Sustainability from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.