Opening Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009
Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is the co-author of Green to Gold, the best-selling guide to what works and what doesn’t when companies go green. He is also the author of the upcoming Green Recovery, which helps companies use environmental thinking to survive the downturn, thrive when things get better and dominate for years to come.
Andrew is a globally recognized expert on green business and has appeared in major media, including Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. He is dedicated to helping companies both large and small use environmental strategy to grow, create enduring value, and build stronger relationships with employees, customers and other stakeholders. His clients include Bank of America, HP, Pepsi, Boeing and IKEA.
Andrew bases his work on significant in-company business experience. His earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at Boston Consulting Group and management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and MTV. After these more traditional roles, Andrew pursued his passion to explore the overlap between business and environment. He served as the Director of the Corporate Environmental Strategy Project at Yale’s renowned School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Today, Andrew is a highly respected speaker, teaching thousands of people around the world about the benefits of going green. He also writes extensively on green business strategy, including a biweekly column for Harvard Business Online, regular pieces on Huffington Post, and a monthly strategy e-letter, Eco-Advantage Strategies. For his efforts, Andrew was recently named a “Planet Defender” by Rock the Earth.
All Full Event registrants receive
a free copy of Andrew Winston’s
best-selling book, Green to Gold.