Nina Luzzatto Gardner, sustainability, ESG and human rights expert, joins Adaptation Leader management team

(Washington, D.C./London, U.K./Waterloo, ON/Boston, MA — July 22, 2021) Nina Luzzatto Gardner has joined the management team of Adaptation Leader™ LLC, a consultancy that provides services to leaders of organizations and companies that want to plan and implement climate adaptation actions to protect and optimize their investments.  She is the director of Strategy International, a corporate sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk advisory firm she founded in 2000.  With Adaptation Leader, Gardner will infuse a special awareness of human rights impacts on communities as they implement climate adaptation plans.  Similarly, her deep expertise in corporate sustainability and ESG issues will help organizations incorporate adaptation and resilience into their strategic plans and translate these challenges for board-level consumption.

A lawyer by training, Gardner has been teaching Corporate Sustainability, Business & Human Rights as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS in Washington DC since 2013.  She graduated in government from Harvard/Radcliffe, studied economics at the University of the Andes, in Bogota, and obtained her law degree from Columbia Law School.  Gardner is a Board member of Farm from a Box, an Ag Tech start up, and is a member of the scientific committee of ASviS – the Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development).

Gardner joins Principals Ira Feldman, Karl Schultz, Peter Soyka, and Lisa Granquist, and the Adaptation Leader team of 20+ experts in working with companies to improve their commitment to sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals, and with investors to better understand ESG risks in their portfolios. Read more about our team.


About Adaptation Leader 

Adaptation Leader™ LLC provides services to leaders of organizations that want to plan and implement climate adaptation actions to protect and optimize their investments across their programs, products, and people. We are a global team of 20+ experts located around the globe. We offer adaptation-focused strategic planning; research and analysis; educational and tactical workshops; organizational development and improvement services; and stakeholder convenings. 



Contact: Ira Feldman, +1 (202) 669-1858