Johan Geerinck is currently global VP of environment, health and safety for Johnson & Johnson (J&J). He is responsible for the global coordination of EHS in all J&J companies worldwide, leveraging their global EHS professional network, capabilities and assets across geographies, segments and functions to deliver excellence in EHS culture and performance. The global EHSS team consists of about 450 EHSS professionals. J&J encompasses approximately 130,000 employees, 125 manufacturing sites, 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries and has total sales in excess of $75 billion. He holds a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Ghent, a safety engineering degree from the University of Brussels, an environmental engineering degree from the University of Antwerp and a degree in business administration from the University of Leuven. He has 30 years of EHSS experience in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, consumer and chemical sector. He has significant experience in EHS2 leadership (strategy and implementation) and he has a proven track record in developing leaders and developing, deploying and integrating EHS2 programs and processes into the business processes at franchise level and at the global level (across all J&J business franchises). He took the initiative to set up a Janssen Global Pharmaceutical Sustainability Council that developed a strategic framework to capitalise in the marketplace on all the efforts that the pharmaceuticals group is doing to make its supply chain green. This strategy was complemented with additional strategic areas of focus to broaden the concept of sustainability in the area of access to medicine and employee communication/engagement.