Marshall Chase leads BSR’s work with U.S.-based manufacturing companies and he supports BSR’s information and communications technology and transport and logistics practices. With a background in corporate environmental issues and experience in emerging economies, Chase works with BSR members on international sustainability strategy development and execution, as well as on product, service, supply chain strategy, and assessment. He also leads BSR's work on conflict minerals. Prior to BSR, Chase led the development of business services and partnerships at the American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia, and he managed environmental initiatives as a consultant to major real estate companies in the Washington, D.C., area. He also has experience in sustainable business development as a Peace Corps Volunteer and consultant in West Africa.