ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and public health technologies and services, today announced that Emilio Tenuta has been promoted to senior vice president of Sustainability.
Tenuta leads Ecolab’s global sustainability programs and strategies. His work has helped advance greater understanding of the impacts of global water scarcity and the solutions available for better water management. He continues to lead the development of unique diagnostic and planning tools for broad industry use, such as the Water Risk Monetizer and Smart Water Navigator.
Tenuta began his career with the company more than 35 years ago and has led Ecolab in setting, guiding and reporting on its sustainability goals, and broadening the scope of sustainability within Ecolab’s operations. His leadership has advanced sustainable outcomes and generated significant reductions in water, energy, waste, greenhouse gas emissions and climate impact for Ecolab, its partners and its customers.
Tenuta received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Business from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He serves on the boards of the Council of Great Lakes Industries, the World Environment Center and Corporate Eco Forum, and chairs the sustainability council of The Conference Board.
A trusted partner at nearly three million commercial customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in driving business performance while protecting people and vital resources. With annual sales of $15 billion and 50,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. www.ecolab.com