Contributor: Linda Greer

Linda Greer

About Linda Greer

Linda Greer is a senior scientist and previous director of the Health Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Health program focuses on toxic chemical pollutants in air, water, food, and shelter, as well as the scientific controversies in evaluating how chemicals cause harm to human health. Over the past five years, Linda has focused on international pollution, through a green supply chain initiative to address highly polluting factories of multi-national corporations manufacturing in China. Over the course of her career, Linda has been appointed to many expert panels and commissions. Linda is the author of over a dozen technical and policy articles on environmental matters and has frequently testified before the U.S. Congress. She has a Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology (U of Maryland), a M.S.P.H. in Environmental Sciences and Engineering (UNC School of Public Health, Chapel Hill), and a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology (Tufts).

Clean by Design: Gaining Traction

Many factories look to MNCs to help address environmental issues that have arisen from textile production but there is scant on ground corporate engagement by brands. See how NRDC’s ‘Clean By Design’ textile mill programme in China has achieved stellar results despite this. NRDC’s Linda Greer expands … more

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