Justen’s interest in sustainable business and supply chain management was a great match for the Institute’s Declare Program. A long-time intern for Declare, Justen know’s the ins and outs of the program as well as anyone. Justen provides administrative support for the program; working with customers through the certification process and responding to potential inquiries. Justen also assists in research and education for the Living Product Challenge and the Materials Petal of LBC.
Born and raised in Seattle, Justen strengthened his deep Pacific Northwest roots by attending the University of Washington, receiving his B.A. from the Foster School of Business with a focus in Operations & Supply Chain Management, and a minor in Environmental Studies. When not working, Justen enjoys traveling, hiking, and playing rec basketball.