Kara Hurst


Vice President, Worldwide Sustainability

Kara Hurst leads Worldwide Sustainability at Amazon. Utilizing Amazon’s scale, speed and innovation, the Sustainability organization includes teams executing the work of The Climate Pledge, renewable energy and energy efficiency, sustainable operations, sustainability science, materials and technology, social responsibility, circular economy and product sustainability. Prior to joining Amazon, Kara was CEO of The Sustainability Consortium. Before that, Kara worked as Vice President of BSR, and as a social entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Kara also served in the offices of Mayor Willie Brown of San Francisco and the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York.

Sessions With Kara Hurst

Wednesday, 9 March