Bruce Klafter
Bruce Klafter

Vice-President, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility at Flex

San Francisco Bay Area

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers

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Rating: 5.00/5 stars (36 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 02 (12mo pts: 112 pts)

Lifetime points: 672 pts View details

Sustainability 78
Leadership 20
Carbon 8
Policy 5
Renewable Energy 5
Solar Energy 5
Strategy 4
Climate Change 1
Green Technology 1
Sustainable Business
Sustainability Strategy
Strategic Planning
Environmental Management
Environmental law and policy
Public Speaking
Environmental Compliance
Environmental Issues
Sustainability Reporting
Supply Chain Management
Environmental Management Systems
Environmental Law
Environmental Policy
Sustainable Development
Corporate Social Responsibility
Environmental Awareness
Program Management
Energy Efficiency
Environmental Auditing
Project Planning
Mergers & Acquisitions
Sustainable Energy
Energy Policy
Alternative Energy
Sustainability Consulting
Stakeholder Engagement
Social Entrepreneurship
Carbon Footprinting
Community Outreach
Systems Thinking
Occupational Health
Due Diligence
Energy Management
Policy Analysis
Environmental Impact Assessment


Bruce Klafter is a respected leader in sustainability, environmental, health and safety (EH&S) and corporate responsibility circles. He joined Flex, a socially-responsible, global leader in design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, to provide strategic direction to the Company's social and environmental responsibility initiatives. A highly effective communicator and team leader, Bruce continues to lend his expertise to numerous industry and professional development efforts. Prior to joining the technology sector, Bruce had a distinguished legal career in public and private practice, specializing in environmental and natural resources law.

Specialties: EH&S management; Sustainability and corporate responsibility; environmental law; corporate carbon accounting; sustainable supply chains; sustainability reporting; risk management; strategy; communication.


Vice-President, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility


September 2013 - Present

Responsible for global leadership of Flex's CSER function, including environmental, health and safety standards, human rights, product environmental compliance, SER auditing, SER training and external reporting. The Flex Pledge management system is the cornerstone of our programs and covers Environment, People, Ethics and Governance and Community Partnerships. The CSER function collaborates with the Company's Global Citizenship team as well as other organizations to drive employee engagement, community involvement and giving through the Flex Foundation.

Adjunct Faculty

Presidio Graduate School

January 2013 - Present

Serving as an Executive Practitioner faculty member for the Certificate in Sustainable Management program, as a guest lecturer in Implementation of Sustainable Practices and currently developing an intensive one-day class on Sustainable Supply Chains for the PresdioPRO Center for Professional Development.

Member of the Sustainability Advisory Council

FMC Corporation

October 2017 - Present

FMC has formed a Council of outside advisors to comment upon and inform its sustainability strategy.