Erb C-Suite Speaker Series – Dave Stangis, CSO Campbell’s

By October 18, 2017Events

January 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Blau 5th floor Colloquium (Ross School of Business)


Sustainability 3.0: The Convergence of Consumer Products, Technology, & Sustainability

How do established companies leverage new technologies to achieve both social and shareholder value?  New technologies, such as block chain, are disrupting conventional tools and strategies, creating new sustainability and business opportunities.  We are at an inflection point where differentiation, technology, and impact are setting new agendas.  Dave will share his perspective on 20+ years in sustainable business and highlight where he sees future opportunity at the intersection of business, technology, and sustainability.

Click above to watch the video recording of Dave’s talk.


Dave Stangis was named Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer of Campbell Soup in March 2016. Mr. Stangis reports to Denise Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Dave designs Campbell’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability strategies, goals, policies, and programs. He now leads the Company’s strategies and external engagement related to CSR Strategy, Responsible Sourcing, Sustainable Agriculture, and Operational Sustainability. Working closely with other senior leaders, he is advancing Campbell’s operational and communication strategies in these areas.

Dave has helped the company achieve its place on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes and the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, and recognition as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Dave joined Campbell as its first Vice President-CSR and Sustainability in September 2008. In 2011, his role was expanded to include oversight of Community Affairs and the Campbell Soup Foundation. From 2011 to 2016, he served as Vice President – Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility and President of the Campbell Soup Foundation.

Previously, Dave worked for 12 years at Intel, where he created and led the corporate responsibility function.

In 2008 and 2013, Dave was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere Magazine. Trust Across America named him one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior for 4 years in a row. He serves/has served on the boards of Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan, Net Impact, The University of Detroit College of Business, and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

Dave earned his B.S. degree from the University of Detroit, his M.S. degree in occupational and environmental health from Wayne State University in Detroit, and his M.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan.

In 2013, Dave was recognized with Campbell’s Influence With Honor leadership award.