Ashley Allen is the Sustainability Senior Manager for Climate and Land at Mars, Incorporated. In this role she serves as Mars’ subject matter expert on global sustainability issues related to climate change and land use, and supports Mars’ Sustainable in a Generation Plan. Ashley oversees Mars’ goals to cut full value chain carbon emissions 27% by 2025 and 67% by 2050, and hold land use in the supply chain flat.
Prior to her position at Mars, Ashley served for ten years at the U.S. State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development, leading low-emission development partnerships with developing countries around the world and helping to negotiate the international Paris Agreement on climate change. Ashley also served on the White House Council for Environmental Quality as the Deputy Associate Director for Public Engagement, supporting President Barack Obama’s U.S. Climate Action Plan.