Francesca leads Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at Medline. For more than 15 years, she has developed social and environmental programs in the nonprofit, government and corporate sectors, and has extensive expertise in healthcare sustainability, environmental justice and disaster relief. Most recently, she led the company’s evolution from a traditional corporate social responsibility program to a comprehensive ESG model that includes a broader, global and data-driven approach, all in an effort to make healthcare more sustainable and equitable. In 2023, she was named a Notable Leader in Sustainability by Crain’s Chicago Business. Earlier, she was named a Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leader.
Francesca has a Master’s degree in Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Loyola University New Orleans.
Topics of expertise:
- Social responsibility
- Corporate governance
- Environmental management