When it comes to energy and the environment, most people want to do the right thing. But how many people actually contribute to improving energy use and environmental impact is another story. That goes for just about any industry, and few know it better than those at South By Southwest…
Lindsey Chew leads Rocky Mountain Institute’s digital marketing and communications. She works to grow the organization’s international influence on social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Google+), develop key business/government partnerships, produce a variety of online communications assets and manage all content on the newly revamped RMI website and micro-sites.
Lindsey has formerly driven digital engagement strategies and campaigns for global nonprofits including sustainability@BU, The Climate Group (and high-profile event Climate Week NYC 2015), The Gold Standard Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland and for Boston University’s First-Year Student Outreach Project.
She also founded a globally top-trending Twitter campaign called #CleanEnergyU, a dialogue in which students across the nation and 40+ CEOs and leaders from The White House, Fortune 500s, government, higher education and nonprofits shared their visions, ideas and actions for a low-carbon future.
Lindsey was invited to the Obama White House for a climate roundtable ahead of COP21 for her work on #CleanEnergyU.
You can read more about her work at RMI in this Solutions Journal article.
EDUCATION & AWARDS
- BSc, Business Administration, Health & Life Sciences and General Management, with honors
- Top Concentrator, Questrom School of Business 2016
- Scarlet Key Honor Society Nominee 2016
- Boston University Student Sustainability Leadership Award 2016
WHY I LOVE WORKING AT RMI
“I am constantly inspired by the vision, talent, and passion that my colleagues have for developing and implementing innovative ideas. Our staff truly power the engine at RMI; their analysis, writing, and strategy are the driving force behind every single impact we make toward a low-carbon future.”