Pete Pearson

Senior Director, Food Loss and Waste

Pete Pearson

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Pete Pearson works on food waste prevention and food recovery, helping businesses understand the intersection of agriculture and wildlife conservation. For almost a decade, he has been working as a change agent within various businesses and non-profits on regenerative agriculture, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Pete has led local and national sustainability programs within the retail grocery sector across 2,000 grocery stores in 37 states. He also has over 10 years of technology experience with companies including Hewlett-Packard, Accenture and Albertsons. He has worked with public schools and hospitals as an independent sustainability consultant, co-founded a non-profit focused on sustainable agriculture, and has also co-produced a documentary film on local food production. Pete currently lives in Washington DC and enjoys fly fishing, boating, and exploring the outdoors with his family.

“Finding harmony between agriculture and nature may be the most important social, economic, and ecological issue of this century. ”

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Green Sports Alliance Webinar: Tackling Food Waste, Even During a Pandemic

WWF partnered with the Green Sports Alliance to discuss the nuances and intricacies of food waste across the sports, hospitality, and entertainment industries. Watch WWF's Pete Pearson and Samantha Kenny talk about best practices to minimize organic waste at large-scale events, giving specific examples of how organizations are addressing this issue during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Senior Director


  • MBA Sustainable Business Management—Green Mountain College
  • BS Information Systems—University of Idaho

Areas of Expertise

  • Waste and Recycling
  • Sustainable/Regenerative Agriculture
  • CSR
  • Sustainability Programming


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