Devon Bonney

Devon Bonney

My passion is helping organizations develop and implement sustainability goals and strategies into their everyday operations.  As a dual MBA and MEM student, I understand the fundamental business needs as well as sustainability strategies and reporting. 

Career Interests

Corporate Sustainability, Environmental Consulting

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Master of Business Administration, May 2018
Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC
Concentration in Operational Management; Enrichment in Sustainable Enterprise
Net Impact VP of Careers 
Master in Environment Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham NC
Client based learning with a biotechnology company: developed strategy to reduce Scope 3 emissions for 20,000+ suppliers
Bachelor of Arts, May 2012
Bates College, Lewiston ME
Minors, Spanish and Chinese Language
GPA 3.53

Professional Experience

Merchandising Strategy and Technology Intern, Walmart, Bentonville, AR
Created an innovative cross-functional method to strengthen new-item forecast accuracy by ~51%; reduced inventory by ~$41M in Food, Consumables, Health and Wellness. Influenced key stakeholders to test new method across 4 categories in Fall 2017. Summer 2017
Corporate Responsibility Intern, Orvis, Sunderland, VT
Spearheaded implementation of environmental impact analysis of 3 brands and developed internal strategy for packaging and manufacturing processes to result in a score increase of 100% in 12 months. Revamped vendor protocol and compliance for over 80 vendors. Summer 2016
USDA Biobased Products Fellow, Duke Center for Sustainability and Commerce, Durham, NC
 Analyzed economic impacts of the $300B U.S. Biobased Products Industry and identified sector growth opportunities across 10 states for USDA Report. 2015-2016  
Special Events Coordinator, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC
Orchestrated networking events for over 300 students and 30 companies to foster relationships between the school, students and organization. 2015-2016
Program Coordinator, Massacusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
Led coordination of 9 departments to ensure timeliness of project completion. Redesigned external communication tracking processes to streamline communication pipeline between government and constituents. 2013-2015 

Additional Information

Net Impact: VP of Careers
Stata and JMP Proficient 
Microsoft Suite


business development
climate change
project management
waste reduction and management

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Non-profit / NGO