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Katie King

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Eisenhower

Work History

Jun 2008Jun 2016

Research & Development & Sustainabilty (R&D&S)

WhiteWave Foods

Corporate Sustainability -- Analyst

Sustainability Project Management

  • Design for Sustainability - Sustainable Packaging and Responsible Ingredient Sourcing Strategy & Program Development
  • Corporate & Manufacturing Footprint Assessment & Reporting: Waste, Water, GHG Emissions
  • Supply Chain Sustainability: Supplier Engagement to Customer Surveys
  • Employee Engagement & Sustainability Training: New Hire Orientation, Brownbag Presentations, 3 Years as Volunteer Coordinator
  • Non-Governmental Organization Partnership Management: Strategy, Marketing, Budget, and Execution
    • Change the Course: BEF, National Geographic, Participant Media
    • Business & Sustainability Council Representative: Conservation International
    • Carton Council Liaison: Supplier, Municipality, Brand Collaboration
    • World Wildlife Fund: Sourcing & Packaging Strategy   
    • Sustainable Packaging Coalition
    • Community Food Share
  • Sustainability Marketing &  Communications
    •  Life Cycle Assessment & Water Footprint: Silk vs. Milk; Packaging LCA tools
    • Non-GMO Project Verification: Manage verification of all Silk branded products
    • FTC Claims & Green Marketing Experience
    • Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: GRI G4 Framework
    • CDP Reporting: Carbon, Water, Forest Footprint
Sep 2007Aug 2009

Office of the Vice Provost of Internationalization

Graduate Assistant to the Vice Provost

  • Internationalization Grant Program Manager: Advancing the international mission of the University through grants to faculty, staff, and students. Manage $250K budget and value impact assessments
  • Secretary: Internationalization Advisory Board
  • Editor of Mosaic newsletter: Local and global circulation (300)
  • Office Assistant: Reception, scheduling, international student and scholar services, study abroad, event planning. 

Education

Sep 2007Jun 2009

MA of International Studies

University of Denver

Two year program with a focus on agricultural development strategies, environmental and social sustainability, international business transactions, WTO and UN legal mechanisms,  and international human rights law.

Aug 2003May 2007

BA of International Studies

Texas A&M University

Four year program with a focus on international political economy,  livelihood in the developing world, and intermediate economic theory.

Jan 2006May 2006

International Studies

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Spanish language and international business courses.

Skills

Sustainability Communications
Sustainability Education & Public Speaking : University of Colorado-Center for Environmental Sustainability Research (CESR); University of Denver- Daniels School of Business Net Impact Chapter; Lifestyles of Health & Sustainability (LOHAS) ; WhiteWave Foods- New Hire Orientation: Critical Sustainability Thinking ; Sprouts Retailer Summit- Non-GMO 101

References

Deanna Bratter, Director of Corporate Sustainability, WhiteWave Foods

Megan Westgate, Executive Director, Non-GMO Project

Val Fishman, VP Corporate Partnerships, Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Interest

Being a Mother

Classical Piano: 20+ years

Fishing & Camping: A lifetime

Tennis: 10 years