Climate Action Summit

Gina Johnson

Director of Programs, Sustainable Pittsburgh

Gina Johnson is the director of programs at the nonprofit Sustainable Pittsburgh, responsible for advancing programs that align the region’s environmental, social and governance needs through business sustainability practices and reporting. Previously she was a corporate social responsibility (CSR) analyst at BNY Mellon, involved in global CSR strategy and reporting according to Global Reporting Initiative guidelines.

She serves on board committees of the American Solar Energy Society and Venture Outdoors and as chief sustainability officer of the nonprofit Blue Stream Farms aquaponics project-based learning program for high school students. She is an adjunct professor in Duquesne University’s MBA Sustainable Business Practices program.

Gina holds an MBA Sustainability from Duquesne University and a master’s in professional writing and editing from George Mason University. Before working in business sustainability, Gina had a career as a magazine editor-in-chief, chief content strategist, and marketing professional specializing in renewable energy and high-performance building, among other sectors. She has been named a Fellow of the American Solar Energy Society and received Duquesne University’s inaugural Excellence in MBA Sustainable Business Practices award.

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