Danielle Fugere, President & Chief Counsel, leads As You Sow’s program teams in creating lasting social and environmental change through shareholder advocacy and legal initiatives. She brings an in-depth knowledge of clean energy, sustainability, and team building to her work. Danielle previously served as Executive Director of the Environmental Law Foundation, focusing on environmental health and water protection; as Western Regional Program Director for national nonprofit Friends of the Earth, she spearheaded innovative climate change strategies and directed campaigns to promote sustainable alternative energies and fuels.
Through her work, Danielle has been instrumental in securing industry conversions to environmentally sound technologies and securing compliance with environmental laws. She holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a B.A. in Political Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.