Director, Mighty Earth
Margaret Hansbrough is the director for Mighty Earth’s ground breaking steel industry campaign. She authored two steel industry reports, Cold Steel Hot Climate and Construction Destruction. She has led campaign activities that resulted in the largest steel company in the world, ArcelorMittal, to produce the first ever steel industry climate report and commit to carbon neutrality for its European operations. She leads Mighty Earth’s work and membership activities in the first ever global standard and certification group for steel, ResponsibleSteel™, which is a collaborative group representative of both industry and civil society that will begin certifying steel sites and products in 2020.
Margaret also contributes to work related to bioenergy and biofuels, both global and domestic. She has expertise in renewable energy, electricity markets, industrial processes, energy efficiency, green building and construction, carbon markets, forest finance, and various other climate and environmental issues.