Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, HP
Nate Hurst is currently the Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer for HP. He helps drive programs with a focus on the environment, society, and integrity that are aligned with HP’s business strategy. Nate directs the strategy of a global team of experts focused on driving solutions in collaboration with non-profit organizations, governments, customers, and partners. His team reinvents sustainable solutions that address societal challenges in the areas of education, entrepreneurship, and the environment while utilizing HP’s technology.
He has 20 years of professional experience in environmental sustainability and social innovation working in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
Previously, Hurst served as director of sustainability, public affairs, and government relations for Walmart where he executed a proactive internal and external business sustainability strategy on environmental issues.
As a national spokesperson for The Ocean Conservancy, he spearheaded big ideas, communications strategies, and goals for environmental advocacy and advanced policy agendas through grassroots campaigns.
Prior, he served on The White House Council on Environmental Quality for President Clinton. While at the White House, he helped develop the Administration’s environmental agenda and implemented an extensive outreach plan in support of the agenda.