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Kara Hurst named to lead Sustainability Consortium: The former BSR exec was tapped to take the helm of the organ...

Kara Hurst named to lead Sustainability Consortium: The former BSR exec was tapped to take the helm of the organ...

The Sustainability Consortium has named Kara Hartnett Hurst, until recently a vice president at BSR, as its new executive director to oversee the global organization's efforts to create sustainability standards for consumer products. Hurst will be the consortium's second executive director. Hurst will start on September 17 and be “formally introduced” during the consortium’s Inaugural Member Summit meeting in October at Arizona State University, which jointly administers the consortium with the University of Arkansas. She succeeds Bonnie Nixon , who stepped down from the executive director job in February after only 10 months. Hurst brings a depth of experience to her new job, having co-founded and facilitated several industry initiatives, including the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative. At BSR, she ran the organizatio...

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