Sasha Calder

Head of Sustainability at Genomatica

Sasha joined Genomatica in January 2021, where she leads the sustainability efforts to help realize Genomatica and their partner’s ESG objectives. From 2018 until she joined Genomatica, she was Director of Sustainability at Beautycounter, where she focused on responsible sourcing, sustainable packaging, and climate action. From 2015 to 2018, she was the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact at Josie Maran Cosmetics. She has also consulted for ESG-focused think-tanks, NGOs, and startups.

Sasha has a Master’s Degree from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace in Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California in Santa Cruz. In 2016, Sasha was awarded GreenBiz’s ‘30 Under 30’ and in 2019 was honored on Assent’s Top 100 in CSR list. Sasha also serves as the Chair of Surfrider Los Angeles, Pando Populus’ CSO Taskforce and B Corp’s Climate Collaborative Working Group on Sustainable Packaging.


Previous companies

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  • Head of Sustainability

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