Lisa Manley is global vice president of sustainability at Mars. She oversees the Thriving People portfolio of initiatives, which includes respecting human rights, increasing incomes for smallholder farmers, and unlocking opportunities for women.
Manley joined Mars in 2017 to refine and help launch the Sustainable in a Generation Plan. Since its launch, she has focused on building momentum through distinct sustainability strategies, dynamic communications, strategic NGO partnerships, diverse stakeholder engagements, and visible leadership.
Manley has worked on sustainable business strategy, communications, and stakeholder engagement for the past 20 years. She is recognized externally as a leader in sustainability, speaking regularly in stakeholder forums and publishing viewpoints on relevant issues. She has worked in-house at The Coca-Cola Company in the United States and Europe and served as a consultant to numerous Fortune 100 companies—always focused on integrating social and environmental sustainability into business strategy.