Cheryl Pinto leads Global Values Led Sourcing for Ben & Jerry’s, Vermont’s iconic, progressive ice cream company. As the company’s ‘Sorceress’, Cheryl works to advance positive social and environmental impact across all of Ben & Jerry’s value chains, from dairy and cocoa to chocolate fudge brownies. In 2018, Cheryl led Ben & Jerry’s efforts in becoming the first dairy company to adopt & implement the pioneering farmworker led human-rights program, Milk with Dignity, within Ben & Jerry’s northeast dairy supply chain. Cheryl also launched and oversees Ben & Jerry’s Producer Development Initiative, which pursues dignified livelihoods for Fairtrade farmers, with a focus on advancing living income, climate resilience, and cooperative strengthening.
With over 20 years managing the commercialization of new products across international supply chains, Cheryl currently holds seats on the Boards of the Sustainable Food Lab and Audubon Vermont and has also served on the Board of Directors of Divine Chocolate