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Eric Thalken


Eric Thalken lives in the practical center of human energy and skill, machines, money and biological diversity, with the mission to produce food with the highest ecological benefit (not least impact). Eric manages a system of cattle and crops intertwined on 2,250 acres of Southeast Nebraska.  A herd of 150 head of cows is maintained

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Aug 14, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Amy Hall


Amy serves in the new role of Vice President, Social Consciousness for women’s clothing designer EILEEN FISHER.  In this capacity, she guides the company toward greater alignment with its Benefit / B Corporation status and Quadruple Bottom Line framework.   Amy collaborates internally and externally to position the company at the leading edge of human, environmental

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Aug 13, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Lauren Fey


Lauren Fay is leading the Fashion Revolution USA chapter and is an entrepreneurial consultant who combines 15 years of experience in IT consulting, digital media, magazine publishing, and luxury brand consulting. A global connector who has traveled to over 25 countries, she has co-founded multiple companies including a bilingual luxury magazine and a digital media production

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Aug 06, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Rebecca Burgess


Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed, and Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute. She has over a decade of  experience at the intersection of restoration ecology and fiber systems, and over two decades of experience as a trained weaver and natural dyer. She is the author of the best-selling book Harvesting Color, a bioregional

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Mar 30, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Carlotta Mast


Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes the New Hope Network. Carlotta is also the board president of Naturally Boulder, a 1,200-member trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry. In addition, she

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Mar 19, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Hammad Atassi


Hammad Atassi is CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the leading policy advocacy group representing the interests of responsible businesses nationwide. He leads the organization in building a business-focused movement for policy changes to achieve a sustainable economy, based on the triple-bottom-line principles of people, planet and profit. A senior leader with 20

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Mar 17, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Marci Zaroff


Marci coined the term and pioneered the market for ECOfashion, and is an internationally-recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder of Under the Canopy, Producer of THREAD|Driving Fashion Forward, and Co-Founder of Good Catch and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Marci has been instrumental in driving authenticity, environmental leadership & social justice worldwide for over

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Mar 01, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Brenna St. Onge


Brenna Simmons-St. Onge is the Executive Director of the Alliance Center, where she works to create a sustainable and inclusive future. She comes from a background of Corporate Social Responsibility. Brenna spent over 10 years developing and implementing sustainability programs for some of the world’s leading hotel brands. She has served on Denver Mayor’s Sustainability

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Feb 27, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Lara Dickinson


Lara has nearly twenty years of consumer packaged goods marketing, sales, and general management experience with an emphasis on bringing healthy product innovations to the natural and mass market. For the past five years, she has provided strategic sales, marketing and leadership consulting to consumer goods companies, including Numi Organic Tea, Alter Eco Foods, Jamba

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Feb 15, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Elena LéCué


Elena Lécué is a mission-driven executive in the organic and natural products and consumer packaged goods industries.  As EVP of Sales and Marketing at Gaia Herbs, she leads the growth for the #1 herbal supplements brand in the United States. Gaia Herbs is a company dedicated to producing the highest quality herbal products and is

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Jan 23, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments