Walton Initiatives People

The Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives team includes a diverse group of committed academic leaders, business professionals and international specialists. Working with clients, students, fellows and partners, we focus the immense knowledge assets of Arizona State University on the social, environmental and economic challenges of sustainability people across the globe face daily.

Bruno Sarda

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Consultant, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, Juile Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Sustainability
  • Director, Global Sustainability Operations, Dell

Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

Arizona State University

PO Box 878009

Tempe, AZ 85287-8009




Bruno Sarda is a leading practitioner in the field of corporate sustainability. In his role as Director of Global Sustainability Operations at Dell Inc, he is responsible for business integration and strategy, information strategy, measurement and reporting. He also actively supports sustainability advocacy, policy, and objective setting, working with internal and external stakeholders. Recently named one of the ‘most influential sustainability voices in America’ by The Guardian and ranked 6th in GreenBiz’s Sustainability Twitterati index, Sarda actively participates in a variety of cross-industry efforts such as the Global Reporting Initiative and The Sustainability Consortium.

Sarda, an ASU alum, has also been partnering in multiple ways with the university for the past 3+ years as an innovator, working with the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives to design and develop a new Executive Master’s for Sustainability Leadership; as an adjunct professor in the School of Sustainability teaching classes that prepare students for success in sustainability careers; and as a coach and mentor through his leadership of the groundbreaking Dell-funded sustainability job training program that he helped etsablish and has already benefited more than 20 undergraduate and graduate students.

Sarda’s particular interests include: The role that technology can play in accelerating a shift to more sustainable practices across sectors; the integration of sustainability measures into accounting and procurement standards; facilitating collaboration between business and academia.


BS, Marketing, minor Spanish, Arizona State University, 1990