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Holly McLaughlin

Master of Environmental Management 2018
Holly McLaughlin

Holly currently manages the sustainability program across the state of Hawaii for Bayer Crop Science. She is 2018 graduate of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she earned a Master in Environmental Management. Her academic and professional work focuses on agricultural supply chains, sustainable sourcing and corporate reputational risk. She spent her summer internship in Jakarta, Indonesia, working on a zero deforestation palm oil strategy with the Sustainable Sourcing team at Unilever. In 2018, she was awarded the Yale Fox Fellowship through the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs to spend a year at Copenhagen Business School, researching how corporate procurement strategies can influence global governance and policy. 

Prior to Yale, Holly worked at a social change communications agency before pivoting to a career in sustainable agriculture at the Rainforest Alliance. She is fluent in Spanish, having grown up in Costa Rica, and holds a B.A. in Rhetoric and Environmental Studies from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. In her free time, she is enjoying the outdoors, planning her next trip and trying new recipes.