GloryBee Hires Manager of Environmental Stewardship

September 19, 2022by Leigh Zacrep

GloryBee Natural Foods, in the business of honey and premium ingredients since 1975, is excited to announce the addition of Grant Martin, Environmental Stewardship Manager, to its team. Mr. Martin most recently managed Sustainability Assessment Services for the Global Electronics Council (GEC). Prior to joining GEC, Mr. Martin worked for Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Solutions in both the private and public sectors within the building, construction, and electronic markets. His professional background additionally spans environmental analysis of manufacturing product Life Cycle Assessments, environmental auditing, regulatory compliance, sustainable material procurement, green design, pollution/climate change mitigation, and energy, water, and waste conservation best practices

“GloryBee has been committed to sustainability and stewarding our natural resources, especially pollinators, since the early days of our company when we recycled honey containers out of necessity,” said President and Beekeeper, Alan Turanski. “We’ve been invested in a positive legacy since before we became B Corp. certified and we’re excited that with Grant’s experience in environmental auditing, planning and regulatory compliance, we can further cement our position as a business of the future.”

Mr. Martin has both national and international work experience, an ideal fit for GloryBee which works both domestically and abroad to secure the highest quality, traceable, organic, and non-GMO ingredients for its customers.

“We’re really excited to continue to push ourselves to discover innovations in the honey and natural ingredients industry – whether that be production, packaging, distribution or waste minimization – while also ensuring we are protecting the resources we’ve been gifted with,” continued Turanski.

Mr. Martin holds a Master of Science in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies/Organizational Communication as well as a Sustainable Business Strategy Certificate, all from the University of Montana. He is also an accredited LEED Green Associate from the United States Green Building Council.

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