111 - Creating a Circular Furniture Supply Chain ft. Emily McGarvey

April 22, 2024


Today in the episode of What’s Wrong With: The Podcast, we are excited to be talking with Emily McGarvey, Director of Sustainability for Room & Board. 

Emily McGarvey brings 20 years of experience spearheading social and environmental strategies with a focus on product, supply chain, operations, and branding. Leading sustainability initiatives for Room & Board and Room & Board Business Interiors, the brand’s commercial arm, she is strategically focused on bringing sustainability to the forefront of furniture manufacturing. 

Prior to her role with the company, McGarvey served as Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Target, where she played an integral role in developing the corporation's sustainability program, rolling out enterprise-wide initiatives including the company’s chemical management and transparency policy and their incredibly popular Car Seat Trade-In program. In 2018, she founded Star Impact Consulting, where she provided purpose-driven strategy and branding for both for-profit and nonprofit business sectors such as Apparel Impact Institute.

Mentioned in this episode:

Emily McGarvey on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilymcgarvey/

Room & Board on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/room-&-board/

Room & Board on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roomandboard

Room & Board on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@roomandboardfurniture

Room & Board on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/roomandboard

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