Rich Goode
Climate risk has become a mainstream business issue. Companies with transparent reporting on climate risks and opportunities build trust with customers and will lead the new low-carbon economy.

Rich Goode

EY Americas Climate Change and Sustainability Services Executive Director

Sustainability leader. Passionate about leading the transition to a low carbon world. Father of three daughters. Avid bicyclist. Adjunct professor.

Rich is an Executive Director with EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services. In this role, he helps companies identify and respond to climate-related risks and opportunities.

His extensive experience includes implementing sustainability programs as well as carbon accounting, supply chain sustainability and strategy development. For over 20 years, he worked in high technology, medical technology and heavy manufacturing industries.

Prior to joining EY, he founded a telecommunications equipment company’s sustainability function and held leadership positions in operations and product line management at both start-ups and large corporations.

Rich teaches a course on greenhouse gas accounting and climate risk reduction strategies at Harvard University Extension School and previously taught Sustainable Product Development at Tufts University School of Engineering, Gordon Institute.

He holds an MBA from Nichols College, an Executive Certificate in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School and a BS in Management and Statistics from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.

How Rich is building a better working world

“Sustainability is about building the opportunity to thrive in perpetuity. The work my team and I help clients with not only builds a better working world, but builds a better world for all. We live in a resource-constrained environment; helping clients understand and respond to climate risk reduces carbon emissions, waste and water use. These activities not only help clients now and in the long run, but help make the world we all live in a better place for working, living and playing for generations to come.”

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