Rebecca Calahan Klein
VP, Organizational Development
Rebecca leads 1% for the Planet’s organizational development efforts. During the past twenty years, she has worked with companies including Alcan, Clif Bar, Ford Motor Company, Gap, HP, Levi Strauss & Co., Nike, Target and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. on a broad range of environmental and sustainability issues. She has extensive experience building business networks at the local, state, national and international level and has held leadership positions in organizations including Organic Exchange, Business for Social Responsibility and the Massachusetts Green Business Alliance. These organizations have helped companies adopt more sustainable business practices, and leverage millions of dollars of investment in non-profit organizations throughout the world.
Rebecca is based in the Bay Area and is active in her community, serving on the board of Sustainable Lafayette, community liaison to the Lafayette Farmers’ Market and as a lay leader at Temple Isaiah in Lafayette. Rebecca graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Finance, and graduated with a Master's In Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.