Melissa Vernon is the Director of Global Client Engagement at Natural Capital Partners where she oversees the delivery of successful climate programs by clients around the world. She is a truly trusted partner to our Americas clients, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure their programs are of the highest quality and credibility, and translated into clear, compelling communications to engage stakeholders. She believes in the power of business to lead us towards solutions which address environmental and social issues while respecting people and the planet.
Natural Capital Partners is harnessing the power of business to create a more sustainable world. Through collaboration with global project partners, the development of innovative solutions, and understanding the specific goals of its clients, we deliver high quality solutions for reducing carbon emissions, renewable energy procurement, building resiliency in supply chains, conserving forests and biodiversity, and improving health and livelihoods. Natural Capital Partners also oversees The CarbonNeutral Protocol and certifications of organizations and products. CarbonNeutral products are now featured in Amazon.com’s Climate Pledge Friendly program.
Melissa’s two decade career in sustainability includes an MBA/MS from the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute, and a long career in sustainability strategy at Interface, plus technical expertise in product carbon footprinting.