Beth Wytiaz is part of the Global Environmental Group within the Global Environmental Strategy and Public Policy division of Bank of America. In her current role as the Net Zero Strategy Executive, she is responsible for developing and delivering the banks environmental strategy to reach Net Zero before 2050. This involves understanding, tracking and advising on transition pathways and policy; engaging across the enterprise to set and achieve interim environmental targets across financing activities, operations and supply chain; contributing to collaborations to drive climate progress, like the Net Zero Banking Alliance; working with clients and vendors to support and understand climate transition plans; managing climate related disclosure; and partnering with the lines of business on education and resources to drive progress toward targets.
Over her 16 years working in sustainability, she created the My Environment® employee program at Bank of America which now has more than 24,000 members globally. She led the bank to achieve and maintain carbon neutrality, the sourcing of 100% renewable electricity and other operational targets.
She has a master’s degree in Humanities with a focus in Environmental Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Marketing/Merchandising; both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is a big sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters, serves on the board of SpringClean, her community HOA and is the chair of the Mooresville Environmental Protection Commission. She is passionate about social and environmental issues and seeks to engage others to drive positive change.