Andrea Moffat is vice president of the corporate program at Ceres, a national network of investors, environmental organizations, and other public interest groups, which works with companies and investors to address sustainability issues. She oversees the corporate functions of accountability, governance, and outreach, as well as water programs. Moffat manages a team that assists more than 70 companies in meeting sustainability commitments and achieving greater performance results. She also works directly with company leadership in more than two dozen Fortune 500 companies to develop new strategies, facilitate stakeholder engagement, and elevate sustainability to the boardroom.
Before joining Ceres, Moffat led and managed a corporate responsibility program for Canada's Environment Department. This program focused on supporting corporations in a number of areas, including sustainability reporting; developing the link between sustainability and business value; and providing corporations with sustainability tools, research, and information. Her other professional experience includes community development work with the African Medical Research Foundation in East Africa, research with the Canadian Environmental Law Association, and lecturing on the environment at the University of Toronto.
Moffatt is the lead author of The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability, and has contributed to a wide range of other publications. She regularly speaks to business audiences at conferences, and conducts in-depth presentations for executive teams and boards of directors.
She has a masterís degree in environmental studies from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, and a bachelorís degree (with honors) in sociology and psychology from Queen's University, Ontario.