Anisa Kamadoli Costa is Chairman and President of The Tiffany & Co. Foundation and Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) at Tiffany & Co., holding two distinct yet synergistic roles that embody Tiffany’s longstanding commitment to environmental and social responsibility. In her role as Chief Sustainability Officer at Tiffany & Co., she drives the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda, connecting it to brand and shareholder value through marketing and communications, merchandising, investor relations, risk management, and employee engagement.
Anisa drives Tiffany & Co.’s ESG priorities, putting them at the commercial heart of the business. She developed and oversees Tiffany & Co.’s metrics-driven ESG effort, which has been recognized by investors and the private and nonprofit sectors for its substance and transparency. Anisa is leading Tiffany & Co.’s effort to become a net-zero company in greenhouse gas emissions, and has cultivated strong relationships with ESG constituencies, the investment community, leading private sector organizations, and global NGOs to support the company’s leadership on a variety of policy matters, including responsible sourcing, certification systems, and human rights.
Since 2010, Anisa has served as Chairman and President of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation, which implements the company’s philanthropic strategy supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources. Prior to joining Tiffany & Co., Anisa held roles at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and JP Morgan Chase.
Anisa currently serves on the boards of the Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge Foundation, American Swiss Foundation, and Conservation International’s Leadership Council. In addition, she serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Human Rights, having previously served on its Mining and Metals Council. Anisa is also a former director and a past chair of the board of directors of the Environmental Grantmakers Association.
Anisa has been widely recognized for her role in advancing the concept of sustainable luxury. Anisa is a frequent speaker on sustainability and ESG topics and has appeared at mainstage events hosted by Bloomberg, Vanity Fair, Nexus Global Summit, and the U.S. State Department. She is frequently quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, Financial Times, Business Insider, Barron’s, The Times UK, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, and Women’s Wear Daily. In 2017, Anisa was named one of twelve forward thinkers at the intersection of sustainability and style by Marie Claire magazine. In 2018, she was named to Vogue Australia’s inaugural list of “game changers” for her work driving Tiffany & Co.’s ESG agenda.
Anisa holds a bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and a master’s degree in International Economic Policy from Columbia University, and completed the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School.