Kai Robertson is a senior corporate sustainability advisor. In this role, she works closely with companies and nonprofits to provide practical guidance on effective sustainability strategies, stakeholder engagement, and tailored insights on key issues. Her projects include developing a report for Ceres on sustainable agriculture and serving as lead advisor for World Resources Institute (WRI), Secretariat of the Food Loss & Waste Protocol, a multi-stakeholder effort to create the global standard for accounting and reporting on food loss and waste.
Kai has over 25 years of experience working with the food, beverage and agriculture sector. Prior to her current role, she led BSR's global food, beverage and agriculture advisory practice and previously directed the development of corporate partnerships at World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Conservation International (CI) working with companies such as Walmart, Kroger, General Mills and Kraft Foods. Earlier in her career, Kai worked for nearly a decade at the leading supermarket trade association, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), researching and speaking about food and retail industry trends. She has an MBA from Northwestern University and undergraduate degree from Cornell University.