Nikishka Iyengar of Rubicon Named One of GreenBiz’s “30 Under 30”

Nikishka Iyengar of Rubicon, the leading provider of cloud-based waste and recycling solutions, has been named to GreenBiz Group’s “30 Under 30” list of emerging young leaders in business sustainability.

Iyengar, a sustainability strategist at Rubicon, leverages technology and analytics to find innovative ways for customers to reduce their environmental footprint, lower costs and uncover new revenue opportunities. As a disruptor of the traditional waste and recycling model, Rubicon is passionate about creating more efficient, sustainable solutions for businesses and the planet.

“Rubicon’s commitment to supporting our employees’ development helps us attract talented leaders like Niki, who are working to address global sustainability challenges and drive significant positive change in the world.”– Nate Morris, CEO, Rubicon

“We’re proud to have Niki on our team,” says Nate Morris, CEO of Rubicon. “Rubicon’s commitment to supporting our employees’ development helps us attract talented leaders like Niki, who are working to address global sustainability challenges and drive significant positive change in the world.”

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Iyengar has worked with Fortune 500 companies to incorporate sustainability into their business practices and further the circular economy. She is also the founder of The Guild, a residential startup incubator that helps social entrepreneurs launch and scale businesses and lead more intentional, sustainable lives. Iyengar joins honorees on the “30 Under 30” list from a variety of corporations, startups and nonprofits, including Apple, Etsy and Ride.

“These men and women have demonstrated leadership qualities in their organizations, sectors or in the wider world of business, including within some of the world’s largest companies,” GreenBiz Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower says. “They represent the full potential of sustainable business to transform companies, consumers, value chains and systems of commerce.”

To view the full “30 Under 30” list, visit http://www.greenbiz.com/under30.

About Rubicon

Rubicon is the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions. Using its proprietary platform, the company provides comprehensive waste stream solutions that enable companies to reduce operating expenses and implement recycling programs. Rubicon’s goal is to create a more sustainable solution for businesses and the planet. Learn more at https://www.rubicon.com.

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