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Elizabeth O'Connell

Elizabeth O'Connell

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Elizabeth O’Connell is the Campaigns Director at Green America, a non-profit member-based organization working to build the green economy. She has led consumer action campaigns relating to Fair Trade, labor, and corporate social responsibility at Green America for five years. Most notably, she ran the campaign to get forced child labor out of Hershey chocolate. This three-year campaign won Hershey’s commitment to verify their entire cocoa supply chain for all products. Currently, she is leading the “End Smartphone Sweatshops” campaign to improve worker health and safety in electronics manufacturing. She holds a bachelor’s degree from NYU’s Stern School of Business.