As Sustainability Director for BASF in North America, Charlene Wall-Warren collaborates with business and functional leaders across the company to set strategy and drive sustainable solutions, combining economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility.

She leads a team working across the organization to bring BASF’s corporate purpose, “We create chemistry for a sustainable future,” to life by further integrating sustainability in business strategies, engaging employees and collaborating with customers, value chain partners and other external stakeholders. Charlene’s roles over the last 23 years include project engineering and process design for manufacturing facilities, business & strategy development, marketing communications, packaging and life cycle assessment – touching industries as diverse as petrochemicals, construction, automotive, food and personal care.

She has been a board member for Sustainable Brands, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and The Sustainability Consortium. Charlene holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.