Environmental Choice NZ appoints Director Chloe Van Dyke
Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ), the country’s toughest eco-label, has appointed Chloe Van Dyke to its board.
Ms. Van Dyke is a sustainable business leader, founder and director of Chia Sisters; an innovative, sustainable and health-focused beverage company, and co-founder of Businesses For Climate Action; an organization that brings together the industries of Te Tau Ihu to work collectively on their environmental impact.
Laura Gemmell, chief executive of the nonprofit Ecolabel, said Ms Van Dyke’s experience and networks will be invaluable as the organization adjusts its strategic direction in its 30th year of operation. “Chloé is a driven entrepreneur and innovator. She shares our commitment to people and the planet and the same sense of urgency around supporting sustainable businesses and consumerism. Chloé is uniquely placed to advise us on how we can increase awareness and adoption of our eco-label. »
Ms Van Dyke says joining the board of Environmental Choice New Zealand is one way to contribute to the environmental future of Aotearoa New Zealand. “Environmental Choice is well positioned to become a leader in environmental certification in Aotearoa. His integrity and long history in this space, as well as his focus on Aotearoa, gives him a unique opportunity to help our businesses fulfill their environmental responsibilities and protect our natural environment. For this reason, I am honored to contribute to its future.
Alongside her business endeavors, Ms. Van Dyke has strong international connections in social and environmental entrepreneurship as an Edmund Hillary Fellow, Obama Asia-Pacific Leader, SheEO Company, and Fellow of the Asia-New Foundation. -Zealand. She was a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year and winner of the Deloitte Fast 50 Regional Rising Star Award. Chloe holds a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma in Neuroscience and has a particular interest in business ethics, sustainable systems, collaborative models and intergenerational thinking.
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