Collaboration and making friends from around the world excites me!
As a environmental and sustainability professional, I have worked with retail and service based industries as well as not-for-profits. I have lived and worked in 3 countries: India, USA, and Canada (new). I’ve successfully worked on-site as well as remote as per the needs of the project.
In my work, I have liaised with internal and external stakeholders. I’ve found that it is important to analyze and assess organizational strengths and challenges in order to apply relevant approaches for program implementation. I’ve enjoyed engaging people through communication, knowledge sharing, reporting, and hands on activities. It is supported by an innate liking towards research and analysis. I’ve used various tools to analyze and report environmental and sustainability performance.
I’m open to new ideas and this
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- Environmental & Sustainability Strategy Development
- Sustainability Stakeholder Engagement & Integration
- Community Building/ Volunteer Management
- Environmental Management
- Environmental Compliance
- Waste Management & Recycling
- Environmental Performance Metrics & Reporting
- Data Collection & Analysis
- Technical Writing & Research
- Program Development & Management
- Environment & Sustainability Education
- Communications & Social Media
- Career guidance
- Think tank research
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❤ “Anuja is a highly motivated team player that demonstrates a passion whatever she sets out to accomplish. I would recommend Anuja , she is friendly, intelligent, and serious about doing the best she can do for those she works around.” – Vincent Talarico, Operations Support Manager at IKEA Distribution North America
❤ “Anuja has deep technical knowledge in her field, but she also has a manner of speaking and working that is approachable to everyone. She reaches and inspires action in many co-workers at our site. She is motivated, organized and has an admirable ability to seek information and make fact based decisions. It is always a joy for me to work with her in her role as Sustainability Coordinator at IKEA DS NJ and I know that she will be an asset to her colleagues in any role she chooses in the future.” – Jessica Van Liere, Communication Specialist, IKEA Distribution Services North America
❤ “I have known Anuja, during her work as an Associate at Prasad Modak and Associates. Although she did not directly report to me, she did assist me in a few projects of EMC LLP, that I was managing. I found Anuja very diligent and thorough in her work. Her zest to learn new things will hold her in good stead in all her future endeavors. She has a pleasant personality and is a team player. I wish her the very best in her career ahead.” – Rahul Datar, Principal Consultant and Proprietor, Environment Matters
❤ “I had pleasure to work with Anuja for few months at Green ChemisTree foundation where she manager online presence of our foundation. Anuja is a passionate Chemical Engineer and Green Technologist with a creative streak. She has flair for writing and communicating and is an avid blogger who passionately writes about Green chemistry and environmental subjects. She is an asset for organization as far as creative writing goes and I wish her all the best for her future!” – Dr. Komal Arpan Joshi, Sr Manager – Technical (Personal Care ) at Hitech Speciality Solutions Ltd
❤ “Anuja has been engaged with GreenHatters as a freelance blogger since January 2014. She has continually delivered good writings and proved her passion for environmental science. She has a keen eye for detail and it allows her to understand and communicate new concepts. Anuja is enthusiastic and is skilled at all aspects of communications making her a valuable contributor to any team. I strongly recommend Anuja for any position, as she naturally rises to the occasion when presented with a challenge.” – Sadiq Mohammed, Adviser at GreenHatters, Climate Mentor, Climate Reality
International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP)
British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA)
UDCT Alumni Association