Jessica Thurston

Pronouns: she/her

Lecturer in Professional Studies, M.S. in Sustainability Management, School of Professional Studies



Jessica Thurston, Vice President of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability at Paramount Global, specializes in ESG and corporate sustainability strategy. With a consulting background, she has worked with major CPG, pharmaceutical, and food service companies. Thurston leads the development and execution of Paramount Global’s ESG priorities across operations and brands, from MTV to CBS Sports. Her expertise spans consumer products, real estate, and facilities. She earned her M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University in 2014.



•Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Strategy

•ESG-Aligned Corporate Governance