Holly Emerson, Senior Analyst, Product Stewardship, Center for Energy Efficiency Sustainability; Ingersoll-Rand Inc.
As Senior Analyst for the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand, Holly Emerson focuses on defining and implementing metrics for innovation in the ‘green space'. Her efforts help guide product development and measure revenue derived from energy efficient and sustainable products. She also has responsibility for reporting to external agencies such as CDP and RobecoSAM.
Since joining the company in 2002 as a marketing analyst, Ms. Emerson has also held the positions of Marketing Manager and Manager of Market Development in the Industrial Technologies sector. She ran the Sustainability Institute, a week-long program for high school seniors with environmental career aspirations; in 2010 the program was recognized with the prestigious Charlotte Business Journal Sustainability Award.
Ms. Emerson is a member of the GreenBiz Executive Network and Charlotte USGBC, and is a LEED AP. She also serves as a director on the Project for Innovation, Energy and Sustainability (PiES), a local green innovation incubator; vice-chair for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's Sustainably Integrated Buildings and Sites Center; advisor on the Mecklenburg County department of natural resources' Stewardship Advisory Council; and director on the Carolinas BMW MOA board.
sShe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from the University of Pennsylvania.