Emma Stewart

Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk

Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is Head of Sustainability Solutions at Autodesk, where she leads the design software company's efforts to make sustainability a "no-brainer" for its millions of engineering and design customers.

Emma is a member of the professional faculty at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business where she teaches a self-created course on "Intrapreneurship for Sustainability". She serves on the Board of Directors of SPUR and Impact Infrastructure, and the Advisory Boards of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board and the World Resources Institute's "Science-Based Targets" Initiative.

In 2009, Emma founded Autodesk's Sustainable Design Living Lab program, which uses Autodesk facilities as a testing ground for new software to rapidly green existing buildings. In 2008, she founded its Sustainable Operations program, which was named best-in-class by the Carbon Disclosure Project. She co-authored Autodesk's C-FACT methodology (a Corporate Finance Approach to Climate-stabilizing Targets), an open-source, science-driven, business-friendly approach to greenhouse gas target-setting, which was named #1 of public company targets by Climate Counts.