Clare L Day
Senior CSR Prize Awards & Communications Campaign Manager
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Day as Senior CSR Prize Awards & Communications Campaign Manager. Clare is both an experienced CSR professional and passionate chartered environmentalist as well as an Executive coach who specialises in creating competitive advantage for organisations by ensuring their adherence to exemplary ethical business principles and commitment to the CSR and sustainability agenda. As a competent leader with a passion for business innovation and integrating environmental and social impact she regularly manages cross functional projects and cross cultural international assignments across CSR and climate.
She is a Chartered Environmentalist, holding a Full Membership with Institute of Environment Management and Assessment (MIEMA) & Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO) and Fellow of Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (FICRS).
As Corporate Social Responsibility and Environment Manager at Sweco UK PLC, it is her role to position Sweco as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability leader, and working with the Leadership team to ensure that CSR & sustainability within corporate planning and strategy are aligned with the UN global Sustainable Development goals. As Country Project Leader for Sweco Urban Insight, she spearheads a group initiative to share knowledge and experience on sustainable urban development across Europe.
Prior to that as Senior Environmental Consultant at TSP Projects she consulted on projects including Crossrail Plumstead Depot, Oxford Corridor, Transpennine Route Upgrade – Advanced Works, Gatwick Airport Redevelopment & Intercity Express Programme and created and lead the delivery of an IEMA approved sustainability training service.
As Project manager at Urban Insight, a consulting think tank focused on the smart and sustainable transformation for the public and private sector, she was Leader of a winning bid proposal and Project Manager for the Zero Waste Scotland Support Programme for Carbon Strategy and Policy Development.
Earlier in her career she worked her way through the ranks starting at Skanska Civil Engineering as Environment Advisor where she was highly commended in the SEEDA business awards 2008, before moving up as Senior Environment Advisor at Skanska UK, PLC working on major projects such as the Thameslink London Borough Viaduct and from where she then moved rapidly up to a role as Corporate Environmental Manager, overseeing the global response to the 2014 and 2013 Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and representing Skanska at industry forums, speaking events and delivering corporate training. Her work was recognised by Network Rail and she has been a key contributor to multiple industry publications, creating the Energy module for Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) SEATs +, contributing to the UK Construction Group construction minimum standards for London and to industry groups, including: CIRIA Biodiversity Group, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Natural Capital Group and IEMA publication adapting to climate change.
Clare has volunteered at the following projects:
- Peterborough Environment City Trust
- Community Check Project
- Resource Saver East Project
- Mentor at Global Action Plan (GAP)
She holds the following qualifications:
- MSc in Environmental Management for Business – Cranfield University 2005-2006
Thesis: The feasibility of integrating ecosystem services into planning decisions.
- BSc Hons Human & Physical Geography (2:1) – University of Reading 2001-2004
Dissertation: Heatwaves and Projected Climate change.
The valued skills set that Clare brings to Treasure Earth complements the existing team perfectly and will contribute significantly to the success of the Prize Campaigns and Awards and to the Treasure Earth challenge addressing major global challenges of the 21st century in areas of peace, climate, CSR and humanitarian care.