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Steve Arbaugh

VP Brand Alignment & Experience
Interface
A veteran of brand marketing and communications, Steve Arbaugh serves as Vice President of Brand Alignment & Experience for the Americas division of Interface, Inc. As Vice President, he works...
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Michael Jordan

SVP Sustainable Strategy
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Michael Jordan is Jones Lang LaSalle's Senior Vice President of Sustainability Strategy and the author of "Six Sigma for Sustainability" (McGraw-Hill, 2011). Mr. Jordan has experience...
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Tim Greiner

Co-founder and Managing Director
Pure Strategies
Timothy J. Greiner, Pure Strategies' Co-founder and Managing Director, specializes in building environmental and social integrity into products, brands, and businesses. Mr. Greiner consults with...
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Michele Ronsen

Senior Vice President and Creative Director
Michele is a professionally trained designer with the courage and curiosity to explore complex challenges. She is a strong advocate of user-centered design, and recognized for building award-winning...
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Karen Janowski

Partner
EcoStrategy Group
Karen "KJ" Janowski is Partner and Co-Founder of EcoStrategy Group, a consultancy focused on crafting sustainability communications strategies, including the appropriate reporting of...
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Christine Arena

CEO
Christine is an award-winning author, syndicated blogger and corporate strategist focused on helping industry leaders win trust, inspire employees, and achieve triple bottom-line growth. In 2011,...
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KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz

CEO/Founder
Sustainable Brands

Koann is the Founder and CEO of Sustainable Life Media and Sustainable Brands whose involvement with the intersection of environmental and human issues in business dates back to the mid-1980s when...

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Debra Lieberman

Director, Health Games Research
Debra Lieberman, Ph.D., is director of the Health Games Research national program and a communication researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). Her research focuses on...
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Marc Gobé

CEO
Leaders, teachers, innovators, movers and shakers guide us through paths that enlighten and empower, intrigue and invigorate. Rare is the instance when one person embodies the qualities of each type...
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Stuart Rudick

Partner
Mindful Investors
Stuart Rudick has been a practitioner, leader and investor in the health and wellness community for over 30 years. He was a founding partner of Uplift Equity, a private family office that focused on...
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Seetha Kammula

Founding Partner
Simply Sustain LLC
Seetha, one of the founding partners of Simply Sustain LLC, has over 25 years of experience first at Royal Dutch Shell, and later at Basell, a Shell BASF Joint Venture. At Basell she was Senior VP...
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Jerri Chou

Managing Partner
Jerri is the founder and managing partner of Lovely Day. As corporate social innovation strategist, she is a leading thinker and practitioner in leveraging social good to develop innovative...
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Jacquelyn Ottman

Author
The New Rules of Green Marketing: Strategies, Tools, and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding

Jacquie Ottman is a pioneer in green marketing, who's been advising Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government ecolabeling programs (Energy Star and USDA Certified Biobased, among others) since...

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Emily Cichy

Manager, Corporate Citizenship
The Walt Disney Company
Emily Ellis Cichy is Manager with the Corporate Citizenship team of The Walt Disney Company. The corporate citizenship team is responsible for business integration strategies that encourage ethical...
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Robin Raj

Founder, Executive Creative Director
Citizen Group
As both a creative director and copywriter, Robin has contributed to some of the world's most best-known brands. His work has earned dozens of awards in both traditional and digital media...
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Melody Badgett

Managing Director
1% for the Planet
1% for the Planet exists to build and support an alliance of business financially committed to creating a healthy planet. Melody joined 1% because of her passion for sustainability and appreciation...
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Jan Wikman

Greencentives
Jan's energy, creativity and ability to work with diverse groups found an outlet in the consumer promotion and loyalty arena. For the past 20 years, Jan has focused this energy developing new product...
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Jeff Mendelsohn

Founder
New Leaf Paper
Jeff Mendelsohn founded New Leaf Paper in 1998 with the mission of driving a fundamental shift toward sustainability in the paper industry. Through product innovation and his positive vision, he is...
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Chris Laszlo

Managing Partner
Sustainable Value Partners
Chris Laszlo, Ph.D., is the author of Sustainable Value: How the World's Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good (2008), Greenleaf Publishing and Stanford University Press, and ...
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Jean Gingras

Environmental Program Manager
HP
Jean plans and implements strategic programs that meet HP’s printing customer's evolving environmental needs. HP's environmental commitment includes the HP Planet Partners return and recycling...
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Ben Packard

VP Global Responsibility
Starbucks
As vice president, Global Responsibility, Ben Packard drives the strategy and oversees the programs behind Starbucks responsible business approach to ethical sourcing and environmental stewardship....
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Christopher Miller

Director, Corporate Consciousness
Chris Miller is Director of Corporate Consciousness for Seventh Generation, which produces safe and environmentally responsible products for a healthy home. Miller works across the company to develop...
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Susan McPherson

Senior Vice President
Road Runner
Susan McPherson is a senior vice president at Fenton, the nation's leading public interest communications firm, where she focuses on corporate responsibility programs for the firm's clientele and...
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Graceann Bennett

Managing Partner, Director of Strategic Planning
Graceann joined Ogilvy in 2006 to lead Chicago's strategic planning department and share leadership duties for the Ogilvy Chicago office. She leads the broader strategic community - encompassing...
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Gil Philip Friend

CSO
The City of Palo Alto, CA

Gil Philip Friend is president & CEO of Natural Logic Inc, helping companies design, implement and measure profitable sustainability strategies. He is widely considered one of the founders of...

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James Cerruti

Senior Partner

As a Senior Partner at Brandlogic, James leads strategy, marketing and brand consulting engagements for major organizations around the world. He is the co-author of the Sustainability Leadership...

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John Viera

Global Director, Sustainability & Vehicle Environmental Matters
Ford

John Viera is the Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters for Ford Motor Company, a position he has held since January 2007. Viera is responsible for developing global...

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Renee Lertzman

Consultant
Renee Lertzman provides practical and professional guidance on sustainability communications, public engagement, and outreach strategies. Through consultations, presentations, and the development of...
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Kierstin De West

Principal
Telus Communications
Kierstin is the CEO and founder of Ci and the creator of Ci’s proprietary strategic research and analytics tool, The SHIFT Report™. In 2002, she founded Ci with the...
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Michael Muyot

President and Founder
CRD Analytics
Michael is an acknowledged leader in Sustainable Investing and has developed a unique set of tools that is helping to drive the industry. 
He designed the SmartView 360 Platform, which powers...
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David Mallen

Deputy Director, National Advertising Division
David G. Mallen is the Deputy Director of the Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division (NAD), the investigative arm of the advertising industry's self-regulatory organization and is...
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Rajat Paharia

Founder, Chief Product Officer
Bunchball
Rajat Paharia is the founder and Chief Product Officer of Bunchball. Bunchball is the industry leader in gamification, an innovative way of optimizing online user engagement through the application...
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Jim Jubelirer

Founder
Jim Jubelirer is an experienced business manager and expert in consumer behavior, sustainability, training, and organizational development. He is passionate about helping people envision a successful...
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Erin Schrode

Co-Founder
Turning Green
Erin Schrode is a young ecoRenaissance woman. As the “face of the new green generation,” the co-founder and spokeswoman of Turning Green promotes global sustainability, youth leadership,...
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Jeffrey Hollender

Co-founder of Seventh Generation and Author
The Responsibility Revolution
Jeffrey Hollender is a leading authority on corporate responsibility, sustainability and social equity. More than twenty-three years ago, he co-founded Seventh Generation and went on to build the...
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Sean Rosas

Senior Manager of Employee & Community Engagement
Sean joined the Salesforce.com Foundation in September 2007. Using the enthusiasm of Salesforce.com's community-minded employees, he develops impactful volunteer experiences and promotes the 1%...
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Eric Olson

SVP Advisory Services
Business for Social Responsibility
As a member of BSR's management team, Eric leads BSR's global advisory services practice delivering consultation on the design of successful CSR strategies, and the integration of those...
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Gavin McIntyre

Chief Scientist
Gavin McIntyre is the co-founder and Chief Scientist of Ecovative Design LLC, and has lead all mycological material and biological process development in the company’s strides to replace...
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Al Iannuzzi

Senior Director WW EHS
Johnson & Johnson

Al is a Senior Director in the Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety department at Johnson & Johnson where he directs the global Product Stewardship, Design for Environment and Green...

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David Ian Gray

President
DIG360 Consulting
David is a recognized expert on shopper experience and retail trends, consistently producing high-impact knowledge for and about the retail sector.He believes insight is a catalyst for innovation;...
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Chip Conley

Founding President
AT&T Internet Services
With no intention of building a traditional company — or becoming a conventional CEO when he founded Joie de Vivre Hospitality...
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Peter Graf

Chief Sustainability Officer
SAP
Peter Graf serves as Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President of Sustainability Solutions at SAP. Graf is responsible for developing sustainable solutions that best serve the needs...
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Ian Yolles

Chief Sustainability Officer
Ian oversees Recyclebank’s sustainability agenda and is responsible for ensuring it is integrated into all aspects of the organization’s brand strategy, consumer experience and partnerships. Prior...
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Leo Raudys

Senior Director Environmental Sustainability
Leo Raudys is the senior director of environmental sustainability for Best Buy Co., Inc.,a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services. In this capacity, Raudys...
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Abigail Rodgers

Global Brand Manager

Abby Rodgers has been an executive with The Coca-Cola Company for 18 years. Most recently, she leads the Company sustainability strategy and communication, including efforts around active...

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Neal Gorenflo

Co-founder
Shareable
Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder and publisher of Shareable Magazine, a nonprofit online magazine about sharing. As a former market researcher, stock analyst, and Fortune 500 strategist, Neal is...
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Derek Young

Director, Responsible Business
Carlson Restaurants/TGI Fridays

Derek Young is a sustainability professional with nearly fifteen years experience across nearly every job sector from non-profit to government to corporate. He has specific expertise in the areas...

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Michael Kim

CEO/Founder
Kairos Labs
Recently Director with XBox LIVE and Co-Founder of Microsoft Surface, Michael Kim is a serial entrepreneur at building innovative social interactive platforms spanning Mobile, Social Gaming, Social...
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Michael Dupee

VP Sustainable Innovation
Keurig Green Mountain

Michael Dupee serves as Vice President for Sustainable Innovation at Keurig
Green Mountain (KGM).  In this role, he drives the integration of
sustainability into KGM’s innovation...

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Leonard Robinson

Leonard E. Robinson is a much sought-after speaker and lecturer combining an environmental evangelical fervor with a sense of humor.  He has coined such phrases as “a waste is a terrible...
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John Marshall Roberts

Founder
Worldview Thinking

John Marshall Roberts is a behavioral scientist and an acclaimed expert on the psychology of strategic communications. He is an outspoken advocate for business innovation, and founder...

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Lee Ann Head

VP Research
Shelton Group
Lee Ann S. Head is the vice president of research for Shelton Group and has overseen all of Shelton's custom client and proprietary research since 2001. She spent eleven years in the banking industry...
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Peter Salmon

Director
Peter Salmon is founder and Managing Director of Fische, an agency specializing in identifying, designing and communicating sustainable ideas that are good for our environment, good for the future...
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Charlene Lake

SVP-Public Affairs & Chief Sustainability Officer
AT&T
Charlene Lake, Sr. Vice President Public Affairs, and Chief Sustainability Officer, is responsible for leading ATT's philanthropic and volunteerism endeavors, third-party advocacy program and public...
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Gale Tedhams

Director Sustainability
Owens Corning
As director of sustainability for Owens Corning, Ms. Tedhams directs the company's strategic development in greening its products and communicating its sustainability practices.

With...
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Allyson Park

Vice President, Worldwide Public Affairs & Communications
The Coca-Cola Company
Allyson Park is Vice President of Corporate External Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company. She and her team are responsible for communicating the Company's Live Positively story and sustainability...
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Alison Presley

Manager, Travel for Good
Alison Presley manages Travelocity’s Travel for Good® program, which seeks to make the world a better place, one trip at a...
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Ephi Banaynal dela Cruz

Director, Social and Environmental Accountability (SEA) and Audit
Microsoft
Ephi Banaynal dela Cruz is Director of Social and Environmental Accountability...
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Lisa Klauser

Lisa Klauser was appointed to the role of Vice President Consumer and Customer Solutions Unilever United States in January 2008. She has recently expanded her responsibility to include Canada. In...
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Jessica Scorpio

Founder and Director of Business Development
Comcast Cable

Jessica Scorpio is the co-founder of Getaround, a Silicon Valley startup pioneering the concept of peer-to-peer car sharing through mobile technology. Prior to launching Getaround, she completed...

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Heather Scott

Senior Brand Manager
Nestle Purina Petcare Company
Heather Scott is the Senior Brand Manager on Purina ONE, a brand of dog & cat food that is trying to make the world a better place, one pet at a time.  She recently led the development and...
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Kevin Richardson

Senior Producer
Kevin Richardson is a Family Games and Digital Media Producer. He currently designs, produces and acquires original game content for Nickelodeon for the standalone, multiplayer and social channels....
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Pamela Wellner

Senior Regulatory Analyst
California Public Utilities Commission
Pamela is a specialist and consultant in energy efficiency customer engagement and marketing using behavior change and community-based social marketing. For over 20 years, Pamela has been working...
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Paul Herman

CEO + Founder
HIP (Human Impact+Profit) Investor Inc.

R. Paul Herman* created the HIP (Human Impact + Profit) methodology for entrepreneurs, companies and investors worldwide to realize how quantifiable sustainability can drive financial performance...

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Brian Coleman

Partner
Verizon FiOS
Brian, a founding partner of Simply Sustain LLC, has over 25 years of experience with Royal-Dutch/Shell in product analysis and testing, product development, and manufacturing support in the...
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Peter Hartwell

Distinguished Technologist
Dr. Peter G. Hartwell is currently a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Palo Alto, California.  As a member of the Intelligent Infrastructure Lab, he is the lead of...
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Jeffrey Fielkow

Jeff is Vice President of Sustainability and Recycling Programs for Tetra Pak.  He joined Tetra Pak in February of 2009 and is responsible for designing and executing the company’s...
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Lisa Jayne Galindo

Minna Condos
Lisa Galindo leads corporate partnerships and business development efforts at Zimride, that have led to over 100 university & corporate partners including JetBlue, Facebook and Inuit. Zimride is...
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Beth Jensen

Corporate Responsibility Manager
Beth Jensen is Corporate Responsibility Manager at Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), a national trade association whose mission is to ensure the growth and success of the $730 billion active...
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Dave Cobban

Marketing Director Nike Sustainable Business and I
ScanSafe
Dave Cobban is currently Consumer Mobilize Director for Nike Inc, working within the Sustainable Business and Innovation team. He works closely with the Nike Brand team developing strategies to...
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Michael Maggio

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John Rooks

President
John Rooks is president and founder of The SOAP Group, an advocacy company helping organizations develop authenticly positive cultures, brands and communication programs. SOAP (Sustainable...
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Melissa Clark-Reynolds

CEO & AlphaMonkey
Melissa Clark-Reynolds is widely recognised as an inspirational role model and entrepreneur.

She is the founder of minimonos.com a virtual world for children focused on growing good kids,...
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Adam Mott

Sr. Manager, Corporate Sustainabiity
The North Face
Adam Mott oversees the Corporate Sustainability program at The North Face. Corporate Sustainability was formalized as a natural extension of the brand's rich history in conservation and philanthropy...
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Gregory Norris

Co-Director of SHINE, Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard School of Public Health

Greg Norris is Co-Director of SHINE (the Sustainability and Health Initiative for Net-positive Enterprise), an initiative of the Harvard School of Public Health's Center for Health and the Global...

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Mike Fraser

Vice President of Sustainability Development

Mike Fraser is the Vice President of Sustainability Development for Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric.  Fraser leads Summit’s growth initiatives in the area of sustainability...

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Abhay Bhagwat

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Eric Ostern

Senior Manager, Americas Corporate Responsibility
Unilever

Eric Ostern is responsible for facilitating alignment of Unilever’s global sustainability strategy across the Americas. In addition, Eric directly oversees sustainability and community relations...

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Ed Viesturs

Head Spokesman and America's Leading High Altitude
Ed Viesturs is America's leading high altitude mountaineer, having climbed many of the world's most challenging summits, including ascending Mount Everest seven times. He recently completed a 16-year...
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Jim Sullivan

Vice President, Sustainability Management & Strategy
SAP

Jim Sullivan brings over 19 years of experience to his role as Vice President, Sustainability Management & Strategy at SAP. Jim joined SAP in June 2009 with the Clear Standards acquisition. In...

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Aneysha Pearce

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Dan Lawson

Manager Sustainable Innovation
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Gabe Zichermann

CEO
Gabe Zichermann is an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur. He is the chair of the Gamification Summit and editor of the industry's leading publication, The Gamification Blog. His...
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William Knapp

Chief Operating Officer
Mbusa LLC
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Bruce Poon Tip

Founder & Captain
In 1990, Bruce Poon Tip founded Gap Adventures in order to deliver an authentic travel experience to travellers, who also craved adventures that went beyond all-inclusive resorts. He started the...
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Tara Lynn Gray

President
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Katherine Brass

Program Manager, Ecomagination
General Electric
Katharine Brass leads the ecomagination initiative for GE Energy and GE Oil & Gas.

Kate leads the businesses efforts with respect to defining the ecomagination product portfolio,...
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Julie Panko

Principal Health Scientist
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Lara Pearson

Chief Pontificator / VP & CSO
Brand Geek / Exemplar

I have practiced intellectual property (IP) law exclusively for the past decade and handle trademark and copyright issues including identification/audits; clearance; registration; transfers;...

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Kierstin Regelin

Global Citizenship & Social Innovation Program Mgr
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Ellen Goodman

Executive Director
Playworks
Ellen Goodman moved to the Bay Area in 1999 from Washington DC, where she began her public service work as a hotline volunteer in 1986 for the Whitman Walker clinic. Deeply moved by the work of...
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Jeff Smith

Partner

Jeff has nearly 20 years experience in helping companies both define and implement brand and marketing strategies. He has worked for both service and product-driven companies in healthcare,...

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Adam Dole

Business Planning Manager
Mayo Clinic
Adam Dole is a Business Planning Manager on the Advance Market Product Development (AMPD) team at Mayo Clinic, a group tasked with identifying and incubating future products, services and businesses...
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Sarah Krasley

Product Manager

As Product Manager for Sustainability at Autodesk, Sarah Krasley is responsible for developing tools for manufacturers to create more sustainable designs in the digital prototyping space. Prior to...

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Arthur Rubinfeld

President of Global Development
Arthur Rubinfeld returned to Starbucks in the newly created role of president, Global Development in February, 2008. Arthur and his team are responsible for strategic site selection, design and...
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David Schatsky

Principal

David Schatsky is the founder of Green Research, a research and information resource for sustainable companies....

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Judah Schiller

Co-Founder
Saatchi & Saatchi S
Judah Schiller is co-founder and CEO of Saatchi S, a San Francisco based consulting firm focused on activating companies for good.

Judah provides executive leadership across the spectrum of...
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Mitch Baranowski

Founding Partner/CCO
BBMG

A seasoned writer, producer and strategic communications consultant, Mitch Baranowski is co-founder and chief creative officer of BBMG. Since 2003, Mitch and his founding partner Raphael Bemporad...

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Lisa Bennett

Chief Creative Officer
Lisa Bennett chairs DDB's U.S. Creativity Council, which includes senior creative leadership from DDB offices across the United States and is designed to provide leadership and innovation to the...
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Olivia Khalili

Senior Partnerships Manager
Olivia Khalili works with companies to design, market and evaluate social initiatives. As Senior Partnerships Manager with Ashoka Changemakers, she brings new products to market and builds...
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Simon Dunne

Manager of Global Advocacy
Comcast Cable
Simon Dunne motivates people to support sustainable behaviors and social movements. As Director of First Gear at Specialized Bicycles, Simon develops the brand and program strategy for First Gear (...
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Christine Kennedy

Sustainability Manager
Unilever

Christine has been the Sustainability Manager for Skin Category R&D at Unilever for 5 years. She is a Chemical Engineer by training and has 14 years experience at Unilever in Product...

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Jules Peck

Founding Partner
Flourishing Enterprise

Jules Peck is a Founding Partner at strategy and innovation consultancy Flourishing Enterprise which works to engage the corporate world with beyond-growth economics and to help them innovate...

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Marc Mathieu

SVP Marketing
Unilever

Marc Mathieu is SVP Marketing at Unilever. He is responsible for the development of Unilever’s new global marketing strategy – Crafting Brands for Life – which will support the company’...

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Kevin Hagen

OPEN
OPEN
Kevin Hagen was the director of corporate social responsibility at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) where he led efforts to develop and implement the co-op's social enterprise and sustainable...
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Freya Williams

SVP, Strategy Director
Publicis Kaplan Thaler

Freya is a seasoned brand strategist who has devoted the past
six years of her career to mainstreaming sustainable living through the power of brands. Freya co-founded OgilvyEarth and...

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Nadya Zhexembayeva

Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development
Nadya Zhexembayeva, Ph.D., is the Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development at IEDC- Bled School of Management, Slovenia, where she teaches courses in leadership, organizational behavior, design...
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Robert Boller

Vice President of Sustainability (formerly)
Kendall Jackson Winery (Jackson Family Wines)

Robert has over twenty years of business experience in a broad spectrum of positions split evenly between operations, marketing and sales. He developed the Corporate Responsibility program at JFW...

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Ronald M. Shaich

Founder and Executive Chairman
Commonwealth Hematology
Ron Shaich is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Panera Bread Company, where he previously served for over 25 years as the company's Chief Executive Officer. Shaich began his career...
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Jess Kraus

President & CEO
President, Chief Executive Officer, and co-founder, Kraus has over 30 years of experience in the fields of environmental and sustainability data management. In two years Source 44 has grown under...
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Colleen Kohlsaat

Director, Global Environmental Sustainability
Levi Strauss & Co.
Colleen Kohlsaat serves as Director of Levi Strauss and Co.'s Global Environmental Sustainability team in the company's Social and Environmental Sustainability organization.

Under...
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Celia Canfield

CEO
EcoVertex
With over 30 years of print and Web publishing experience with some of the leading publishing companies, Celia Canfield is a skilled communications expert. She built a successful custom content...
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Rocco Papalia

SVP, Advanced Research
Mr. Rocco Papalia is the Senior Vice President of PepsiCo Advanced Research and Beverage Packaging Innovation and Equipment Development, a position he assumed in May, 2008. He has responsibility for...
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Cristian Barcan

Regional Head SET - Applied Sustainability for Americas & Asia/Pacific
BASF
Cristian Barcan's past efforts in promoting and teaching sustainable development guidelines and whole-chain traceability practices have brought him recognition from global food market chain...
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Allen Hershkowitz

Senior Scientist
Natural Resources Defense Council
Dr. Allen Hershkowitz is a Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council and a leader in the movement to make environmental responsibility understandable and achievable for every...
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Chris Guenther

Research Director
SustainAbility Inc
Based in the Bay Area, Chris is an experienced consultant and researcher on a wide range of topics. His consulting work crosses the energy, IT, food and transportation sectors, encompassing themes...
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Eric Dresselhuys

Executive Vice President & CMO
SilverSpring Network
Eric has been with Silver Spring Networks since it was founded in 2002 and has more than 13 years of experience in developing Smart Grid solutions to address the industry's most pressing challenges....
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Mark Lee

Executive Director
SustainAbility
Based in San Francisco, Mark has 15+ years experience in key leadership positions in the sustainability field. Mark possesses expertise in sustainability strategy and implementation as well as the...
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Katherine O'Dea

Senior Director, Advisory Services & Innovation
GreenBlue

Katherine O’Dea is Senior Director of Innovation and Advisory Services at GreenBlue and has a 20 year background in corporate sustainability.  Since joining GreenBlue in 2007, Katherine’s...

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Annie Longsworth

CEO
Saatchi & Saatchi S

Annie Longsworth is a brand and communications leader committed to positive change through business. She joined Saatchi & Saatchi S in 2012 after nine years as President of Cohn & Wolfe,...

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Gregory Unruh

Cox Communications

Gregory C. Unruh is the Director of the Lincoln Center for Ethics in Global Management at Thunderbird and a professor of corporate social responsibility and global sustainability. He is author of...

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Sandy Skees

SVP
Fenton

Sandy Skees provides businesses, early stage companies and organizations with sustainability communications consulting and program implementation. Sandy works in the sustainability, cleantech and...

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Jason Foster

CEO / Founder
Replenish
Jason Foster is the Founder and CEO of Replenish, the creator of a patented, Reusable Bottle System designed to transform the way household liquid products are packaged and consumed. The company's...
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Sally Uren

Chief Executive
Forum for the Future

SALLY UREN joined Forum for the Future in 2002 and currently oversees Forum's partnerships in both the UK and globally, as well as Forum’s networks and communication activities. Much of Sally's...

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William Rosenzweig

William B. Rosenzweig has spent more than twenty years integrating the practices and perspectives of an entrepreneur, venture investor and educator. Will is co‐founder and Managing Director of Physic...
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Suzanne Shelton

President and CEO
Shelton Group

Suzanne Shelton is CEO of Shelton Group, the nation’s leading marketing communications firm entirely focused in the sustainability and energy efficiency sectors. The company polls Americans on an...

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Eric Frothingham

Managing Director
LanMinds
Eric's responsibilities at One World Futbol Project center around Business Development. and Finance. He develops and manages key relationships with sponsors, investors, delivery partners and key...
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Jonathan Yohannan

Director of Public Relations
Panera Bread
Jonathan Yohannan serves as Director of PR at Panera where he manages brand PR, social media, and crisis communication. Before joining Panera in 2013, he was executive vice president and leader of...
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Jennifer Schwab

Chief Sustainability Officer
As Director of Sustainability, Jennifer is responsible for all environmental information, education, and initiatives at Sierra Club Green Home.com. She developed the Sierra Club Green Home "...
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Bonnie Nixon

CEO
Sustainability Roundtable Inc.

Bonnie Nixon is known for her ability to deliver, inspire and serve as a catalyst for transformation in the field of sustainability and social and environmental responsibility. As the Executive...

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Jonathan Godsall

President
Jon Godsall is the CEO and Co-President of Zumer. At Zumer, Jon has helped improve global corporate sustainability by developing and consulting on cost-effective and high-ROI sustainability...
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Raphael Bemporad

Founding Partner & Chief Strategy Officer
BBMG

As Founding Partner and Chief Strategy Officer of BBMG, Raphael unites branding, sustainability and innovation to help organizations unleash shared value.

An expert in brand strategy, CSR/...

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Tom LaForge

Global Director of Human & Cultural Insights
The Coca Cola Company
Tom studies the large, long-term macroforces that are reshaping our world and driving the changes in human behavior that we all call trends. His work is used to guide development of Coca-Cola's...
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Alexis Olans

Senior Manager, Sustainability
adidas

Alexis heads adidas brand’s sustainability program from global headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany.  Her responsibilities include coordinating sustainable product creation...

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Adam Werbach

Co-Founder
Yerdle

Adam Werbach is the co-founder of fast-growing sharing startup yerdle.com. A lifelong sustainability advocate, Werbach was elected...

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Carol Sanford

CEO
The Responsible Entrepreneur Institute
Educator...
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Michael Washburn

Michael Washburn is the new Director of Sustainability at Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA). His work includes helping coalesce NWNA's efforts to increase recycling in the U.S., innovate in energy...
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Joe Sibilia

CEO
CSRwire
As a visionary of the socially responsible business movement, Joe Sibilia is founder and CEO of Meadowbrook Lane Capital (MBLC) (www.meadowbrooklane.com), described by the Wall Street Journal as a "...
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