Sustainable Procurement Manager, The World Bank Group
Adam Rubinfield, LEED AP, is the Sustainability Manager for Corporate Procurement at the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. In this role he mainstreams sustainability considerations into over $1.6 Billion of annual purchases for the World Bank Group’s global offices. Prior to his current role, he oversaw the World Bank’s Corporate Responsibility Program, working with internal stakeholders to reduce the Bank’s environmental and social impacts by focusing on energy efficiency, waste reduction, and staff behavior changes.
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