Susana DeAnda

Co-Executive Director and Founder

Community Water Center


Nominated by Adán Ortega

Community Water Center

Bio

Susana De Anda is co-executive director and co-founder of Community Water Center (CWC), an organization that develops community-driven water solutions through organizing, education and advocacy in California. Every year, particularly in low-income communities, more than a million Californians are exposed to unsafe drinking water. Under Susana’s leadership, CWC campaigns outside the realm of charity by demonstrating how helping communities with the least access to safe drinking water improves California’s water system for everyone. She was recognized by President Barack Obama as one of ten “White House Champions of Change for Climate Equality.” 

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...