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Caitlin LeibertCaitlin Leibert

Head of Sustainability at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill

As Head of Sustainability for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Caitlin is responsible for creating and implementing the company’s sustainability vision and strategy in more than 2,650 restaurants worldwide. From waste reduction, to energy management, to water stewardship, Caitlin works to minimize Chipotle’s impact as a company and plays a key role in developing new practices. She also serves as Executive Director of the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, Chipotle’s 501(c)3. Caitlin started her career at Chipotle in 2007 as a marketing strategist in northern Ohio and later went on to oversee marketing in New England before moving to Denver, Colorado in 2011 to start Chipotle’s sustainability department. Caitlin received her BA in journalism from the University of New Hampshire where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She then went on to earn her Masters in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge in the UK in 2016. She was appointed to a two year term on the Mayor’s Sustainability Advisory Council for the City of Denver. She currently resides in Orange County, California.

Takes part in

Jan, 19 7:00 PM CET
Main Stage

Beyond Long Term Targets: How Brands Can Increase Accountability and Show Progress Right Now

  • What it takes to become a sustainability leader in the global catering industry

  • How restaurants can minimize CO2 emissions

  • How innovative actions influence customer choices

Caitlin Leibert Head of Sustainability at Chipotle Mexican Grill