Urvashi Rangan

Urvashi Rangan

Director, Consumer Safety and Sustainability
Consumers Union

Dr. Urvashi Rangan is responsible for managing risk analysis, policy assessments, label evaluations and consumer advice for tests, reports, and related advocacy work. Urvashi joined Consumers Union in 1999 and developed the ratings system, database, and Web site, Eco-labels for evaluating environmental and food labels. In 2005, she managed the launch of GreenerChoices,org, which covers green aspects over a wide range of products and services. Urvashi serves as a primary, national spokesperson for Consumer Reports in the areas of sustainable production/consumption practices, food safety, and product safety issues related to chemical and contaminant hazards.

Watch Urvashi’s 2012 TEDxManhattan Talk “From Fables to Labels”