Aron Cramer

President and CEO,
BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)

Aron Cramer is recognized globally as a preeminent authority on sustainability, working with leading businesses, NGOs and public sector institutions. Under his leadership, BSR has expanded its global presence, which includes offices in Beijing, Copenhagen, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Paris, São Paulo, New York and San Francisco. On a day-to-day basis, Cramer advises senior executives at more than 250 member companies as well as civil society and other organizations to advance sustainable development. He is regularly featured as a speaker at major events and in a range of top-tier media outlets. He is co-author of the book Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World,” which spotlights the importance of business engagement to achieve sustainable development goals.

Cramer joined BSR in 1995 as the founding director of our business and human rights program and opened BSR’s Paris office in 2002, where he worked until assuming his current role as president and CEO in 2004.

Previously Cramer practiced law in San Francisco and worked as a journalist at ABC News in New York.