Rachel Martin is the Global Director of Sustainability at Elsevier, where she is driving transformational change in the priority areas of sustainability and SDGs, with a focus on climate action. She is part of the team that launched the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Publishers Compact and the SDG Book Club that has included supporting local chapters in Africa, Portugal, Brazil, Germany and in the Netherlands. Rachel represents Elsevier on several industry sustainability committees and is currently chair of the STM Social Responsibility Committee and UK Book Industry Communications (BIC) Green Supply Chain committee. In 2022, Rachel also co-founded of the Publishing 2030 Accelerator seeking to test early-stage industry wide ideas such as a carbon label for books and journals. At Elsevier, her day job is to oversee Elsevier’s climate action program and sustainability initiatives that has resulted in the launch of the Elsevier report “The Power of Data to Advance the SDGs”.

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