Deb J. Geyer
DEB GEYER is Stanley Black & Decker’s Vice President of Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Deb has global responsibility for improving the environmental performance of our facilities, the safety of our employees, and the sustainability of our operations, while taking the next step to ensuring that our businesses have a broader, positive impact on society.
Deb joined Stanley Black & Decker in 2000 and was appointed as a Vice President in 2011. Her current role involves establishing and executing on the company’s global EHS and CSR strategy, driving results toward short and long-term targets, maintaining product and EHS compliance, ensuring EHS and Sustainability excellence and transparency.
Under her leadership, the company’s operational footprint has validated normalized energy, carbon, water and waste reductions since 2011. Global safety performance has shown year-over-year favorable incident reductions to world class standards. Stanley Black & Decker has been recognized for its sustainability progress through its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for eight consecutive years, and in 2018 for the first time was included in the Dow Jones World Leader’s Index. The company has been designated as a global leader by the Carbon Disclosure Project for six consecutive years and was recently listed on the ‘Climate A’ list for both climate change and water security.
Prior to joining Stanley Black & Decker, Deb was with Textron as a member of the global EHS organization overseeing environmental liability management. Deb was also a hydrogeologist with the consulting firm, Hart Crowser.
Deb graduated Summa Cum Laude with a master’s degree from Washington State University and has a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Geneseo.