Richard Goode, MBA

Managing Director, Ernst and Young

Rich Goode is an executive director in Ernst & Young LLP's United States climate change and sustainability services practice. Goode has experience in implementing sustainability programs at large organizations as well as expertise in carbon accounting, supply chain sustainability, and strategy development. Goode has over twenty years of experience working in high technology, medical technology, and heavy manufacturing industries.

Prior to Ernst & Young, Goode held leadership positions with Alcatel-Lucent, a Paris-based supplier of telecommunications equipment. Goode worked in operations and product management with profit and loss responsibility for the optical multiplexer product portfolio and has extensive supply chain management responsibility. Under Goodes leadership, the company was also recognized as having a "Top 5" greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting program in the Environmental Tracking Global 800 Report, published by the Environmental Investment Organization.

Goode teaches a course on sustainable product development at Tufts University School of Engineering and a course on GHG accounting and climate risk reduction strategies at Harvard University Extension School.


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