Deanna Bratter, Senior Director, Public Benefit & Sustainable Development; Danone North America
Deanna Bratter is the Senior Director of Public Benefit and Sustainable Development for Danone North America, the largest public benefit corporation and the largest Certified B Corporation in the world. Deanna drives the company sustainability strategy and programs to support the interconnectivity between the health of people and the health of the planet, and works to amplify the positive impacts of sustainability within business.
Deanna oversees the organizations nature and sustainability focus areas including commitments to solving climate change, advancing sustainable and regenerative agriculture, managing water sustainably, restoring natural ecosystems, improving packaging, and supporting people and communities.
Prior to Danone North America, Deanna led Corporate Sustainability for WhiteWave Foods where she began in 2005 and was instrumental in driving WhiteWave’s sustainability initiatives, public CSR/ESG reporting and helping the company create a values-driven culture.
As a mother of three, lover of nature and believer in the power of change, Deanna integrates her passion for making the world a better place through leadership, education and innovation with her dedication to transforming the sustainability ambitions of business into meaningful results.
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