Mark Hitchcock

Mark is the Sustainability Lead for the Part Supply Chain division within Toyota Motor North America. He supports 11 warehouses around the country in all areas of sustainability from landfill and incineration waste reduction, recycling, water stewardship, energy conservation, greenhouse gas inventories and biodiversity. He tracks CO2/GHG for all manufacturing and service parts logistics. 

Mark is the Chair of Toyota’s North American Materials/Waste Focus group which is both driving and monitoring Toyota’s journey to Zero Waste, part of the Toyota’s Global Challenge 2050. The challenge is a set of six global challenges that will move Toyota beyond zero environmental impact to achieving a net positive impact on society.

Mark co-founded and is serving on the board of TERRA, a Toyota Employee Affinity Group, that focuses on education, community service and environmental stewardship. Mark has been with Toyota for 23 years, working in Business Applications, Dispute Resolution, Supply Chain Management and Chemical Management prior to his current role.

Mark is on the TRUE Advisory Council ( which is a Zero Waste focused program within the USGBC (eg. LEED) family that certifies people, sites and events for their Zero Waste performance.

Mark is also a certified Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) within the International Society of Sustainability Professionals organization.