Sam Harrington is leading The LEGO Group’s sustainable packaging initiatives. In his role, Sam works with an international team of packaging stakeholders to make improvements to the environmental footprint of LEGO packaging, while also unlocking opportunities to enhance the consumer experience, in ways that align with business realities. In 2017, The LEGO Group was ranked #1 by the Global CSR RepTrak for the best responsibility reputation.
Sam has over 10 years of sustainable packaging experience. He is a strong advocate of environmental product innovation and the circular economy.
Previously, Sam worked with Ecovative, a startup that commercialized novel self-assembling bio-materials, packaging, and products made of agricultural byproducts and fungal mycelium. He has an academic background in mechanical engineering, product design, and life cycle assessment from Rensselaer.