Chris Hagler

Executive Director of Climate Change and Sustainability Services at Ernst & Young 

Chris has more than 25 years of experience working with companies to help set strategy and improve processes and systems. Today, Chris leverages her business acumen to create and implement corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs that connect to strategy and purpose and drive business value.  Chris leads EY's United States Climate Change and Sustainability Services practice in the Southeast and is the lead for the consumer products sector.

Chris has worked with large private companies and Fortune 500 companies on issues ranging from strategy and goal setting to stakeholder engagement to social impact assessment.

Chris received a BBA from the University of Toledo and holds a master’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Chris is active in her community and participates in several sustainability groups. She is active in developing the SASB standards and is on the committee to develop the certification.  Chris is on the Board of Trustees for The Georgia Conservancy and sits on the executive committee.