Full Name
Faith Taylor
Job Title
Global Sustainability & ESG Officer
Brief Biography
Faith Taylor is the Global Sustainability & ESG Officer for Kyndryl, an IT infrastructure services company with 240 data centers in over 60 countries and thousands of global customers. She is responsible for building and overseeing their sustainability and ESG programs to meet their goals and strategic priorities. In their first 18 months, they announced their goal to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 to align with the Science Based Target initiative and achieved Silver Certification from EcoVadis for their ESG performance, placing them in the top 25%.

Before joining Kyndryl, Faith was the Environmental Social Governance (ESG) leader for Tesla. She worked with their board, senior leadership, and investors to develop their strategies and policies. She was also a professor at Montclair State University (MSU), creating courses in ESG and sustainable innovation and was a founding member of their first global human trafficking center.

During her 15-year tenure at Wyndham Worldwide, she developed and built the company's Environmental Social Governance program from the ground up, and it became the hospitality industry’s Dow Jones Sustainability World Leader, one of the Most Ethical Company in the World by Ethisphere, and one of Newsweek’s Greenest Companies in the World. Wyndham Worldwide was in over 120 countries with 100,000 hotels, timeshares, and rental exchange units. Earlier in her career, Faith served as an innovation and new business development leader, as well as General Manager running global businesses generating over $600 million in revenues in the consumer-packaged goods cosmetic industry.

She is currently a Board of Director for CMC Energy Services, a private company founded in 1977 and one of the largest woman-run energy efficiency companies in the U.S. She is President of the Women’s New Jersey Performing Art Center board, where they have raised over $55 million dollars for arts education and community development in the last 25 years. In 2022 and 2023, she was listed as one of the “Top 10 Global Hyperscale Data Centre Sustainability leaders” by Data Centre Magazine, one of the “Top 10 Women in Sustainability Leadership in the US” by Business Chief UK, and the top 16 globally by Sustainability Magazine. New York City and State Magazine named her as one of the Top 100 Responsible Leaders, and ROI-New Jersey listed her as a ROI Influencers: Power List. She has been a featured speaker and panelist with the Economist, Fortune Magazine, Salesforce, Microsoft, ANC Market Edge, Business World, World Travel and Tourism Council, and numerous organizations across the globe. She is a graduate of Stanford University and has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Faith Taylor