Voices

Rose Marcario

Rose Marcario is President and CEO of Patagonia, she joined in 2008 as COO and CFO.  Since her taking the ...

Dr. Helen Crowley

Dr. Helen Crowley joined Kering in November 2011 and is the Head of Sustainable Sourcing Innovation. Prior to Kering, Helen ...

Edouard Rollet

Edouard Rollet, Co-Founder, Alter Eco Americas, Inc., is a seasoned social entrepreneur, brand builder, leader and innovator, Rollet has brought ...

Natalie Reitman-White

Natalie Reitman-White is the Vice President of Organizational Vitality and Trade Advocacy at Organically Grown Company, one of the largest ...

Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke is a rural development economist working on issues of economic, food, and energy sovereignty. She lives and works ...

Gina Asoudegan

Gina Asoudegan is Vice President of Mission and Innovation Strategy at Applegate. She oversees product innovations that are designed to ...

Victor Friedberg

Victor has been at the forefront of innovation, global development and sustainability for over 20 years. As Co-Founder of S2G ...

Ethan Steinberg

Ethan is a startup growth expert who is focused on turning ideas into reality. He is a Managing Partner & ...

Eric Thalken

Eric Thalken lives in the practical center of human energy and skill, machines, money and biological diversity, with the mission ...

Amy Hall

Amy serves in the new role of Vice President, Social Consciousness for women’s clothing designer EILEEN FISHER.  In this capacity, ...

Charles Massy

Charles Massy gained a Bachelor of Science at Australian National University (ANU) in 1976 before going farming for 35 years ...

Kenneth Lee

Kenneth Lee is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Lotus Foods, one of the most innovative, organic and fair trade specialty rice brands ...

Megan Weidner

Megan Weidner joined Bunge North America in 2015 as the vice president, corporate responsibility and sustainability. Megan is active in the industry ...

Jenni Harris

Jenni Harris, Will’s middle daughter, is the fifth generation of the Harris family to tend cattle at White Oak Pastures. ...

Jeff Moyer

Jeff Moyer; Executive Director, Rodale Institute: Jeff Moyer is a world-renowned authority in regenerative organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic ...

Paul Rice

Paul Rice is Founder and CEO of Fair Trade USA, the internationally-acclaimed social enterprise and leading certifier of Fair Trade ...

Jennifer Jensen

Jennifer Jensen, Manager of Sustainable Practices and Environmental Analytics, oversees Sustainable Environment Consultants’sustainability risk management platform, EcoPractices®. In her role, ...

Maria Uspenski

Founder and CEO Maria Uspenski is the innovative force behind our Steepware® designs. Drawing on her background as an MIT ...

Yoli Ouiya

Yoli Ouiya is a driving force in the Global Sustainability and Wellness movement. Yoli’s interest in sustainability and wellness began ...

Ryan Huston

Following Ryan’s service in the United States Army, he and his wife, Kat, decided to build a business that truly ...

MaryAnne Howland

“First and foremost, I am a storyteller for social change, creating stories that reflect human value. Culturally sensitive communications and ...

Jeanne Wilson

Jeanne Wilson is the Associate Director of Brand Marketing at Kashi, a company founded on the belief that food should ...

Philip Taylor

Philip Taylor, Ph.D. is executive director of Mad Agriculture, which he co-founded with his life partner, Nicole Brinks, to create ...

Ethan Soloviev

Ethan Soloviev is a farmer and Executive Vice President of Research at HowGood.com, where he manages the world’s largest product ...

Rebecca Burgess

Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed, and Chair of the Board for Carbon Cycle Institute. She has over a ...

Galit Laibow

Galit Laibow is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Foodstirs, where she’s taken a no-holds-barred approach to reinventing the ...

Cara Chacon

As Patagonia’s VP of Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cara leads a team of professionals that set strategy and implement Patagonia’s ...

Alison Czeczuga

Alison Czeczuga is a lifelong plant lover who turned her passion for the natural world into a career. She currently ...

Carlotta Mast

Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes ...

Erin Stokes, ND

Erin Stokes, ND is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Colorado. Dr. ...

Hammad Atassi

Hammad Atassi is CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), the leading policy advocacy group representing the interests of ...

Scott Miller

Scott is the Director of Business Development at the Sustainable Apparel Coalition where he is focused upon growing membership and ...

Erin Heitkamp

Erin Heitkamp is the Managing Director of Strategy, Sustainability & Assurance for Pipeline Foods. She has worked in the fields ...

Marci Zaroff

Marci coined the term and pioneered the market for ECOfashion, and is an internationally-recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder ...

Mark Stavro

Mark Stavro is senior director of marketing for Bunge’s North American operations. Bunge North America is a leading innovative food ...

Lara Dickinson

Lara has nearly twenty years of consumer packaged goods marketing, sales, and general management experience with an emphasis on bringing ...

Chris Kerston

Chris Kerston has dedicated his life to helping connect innovative ranchers and farmers with progressive brands in ways that create ...

Matthew Reynolds

Matthew Reynolds is acting President and Co-Founder of INDIGENOUS Organic + Fair Trade Fashion, a pioneer and leader in the ...

Jim Kleinschmit

Jim is CEO and co-founder of Other Half Processing SBC, producer of identity-preserved byproducts from the “other half” of regenerative, ...

Janice Hall

Janice Hall is President, Natural Network International since 1991 — a business development, marketing and trends forecasting company, specializing in ...

Elena Lécué

Elena Lécué is a mission-driven executive in the organic and natural products and consumer packaged goods industries.  As EVP of ...

Amy Keller

Amy Keller, CCN, is the Director of Education and Training for ORGANIC INDIA. With a background in nutrition science and ...

Carol Shu

Carol is the Sustainability Manager at The North Face, where her work ranges from apparel recycling and retail waste to ...

Deanna Bratter

Deanna Bratter is the Senior Director of Public Benefit and Sustainable Development for Danone North America, the largest public benefit ...

Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, is the founder of Ethical Markets Media LLC and the creator and co-executive Producer of its ...

John Foraker

John Foraker recently left his role as President of Annie’s, Inc. and is a co-founder and CEO of Once Upon ...

Aria McLauchlan

Aria McLauchlan is a social impact and environmental communications consultant and the co-founder of Land Core USA, which is creating ...

Alisa Gravitz

For thirty years, Alisa Gravitz has led Green America, the national green economy organization. Green America develops marketplace solutions to ...

Robyn O’Brien

A former financial and food industry analyst, Robyn O’Brien has been called “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times ...

Elizabeth Candelario

Environmental and social advocate Elizabeth Candelario is President of Demeter USA, the nation’s only certifier of Biodynamic farms and products ...

Phil Graves

As head of corporate development, Phil reports to Patagonia’s CEO and plays a significant role in investments, innovation, strategy, and ...

Tom Newmark

Tom Newmark spent fourteen years in the natural products industry, helping to build New Chapter into a premier brand in ...

Tina Owens

Tina Owens is Sr. Director, Agriculture for Danone North America and has worked in supply chain for 18 years, holding ...

Daniela Ibarra-Howell

A native Argentinean, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Daniela is an agronomist by profession and holds a MS in ...

Greg Fleishman

Fleishman has created and grown some of the world’s largest and most successful brands during his 20-year career – launching ...

Katie Forrest

Katie is the Co-Founder and Chief of EPIC Provisions, a company specializing in creating nutrient dense meat based superfoods. EPIC ...

Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch is the Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute and author of Soil: Notes Towards the Theory and ...

Britt Lundgren

Britt Lundgren is the Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield, an organic yogurt company based in Londonderry, NH.  ...

Timothy LaSalle, Ph.D.

Since 2007 Dr. Timothy J. LaSalle has championed his science-based hope for a regenerative food system that will mitigate climate ...

Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton is an owner and the co-CEO at Badger in Gilsum, New Hampshire. She oversees new product innovation from ...

Calla Rose Ostrander

Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. From 2008-2016 ...

Steve Farrell

Steve Farrell is the Worldwide Executive Director for Humanity’s Team, a global grassroots spiritual movement focused on awakening and embodying Oneness ...

Lauren Ivison

Lauren Ivison joined Ridgeline Ventures in 2016 with broad transactional and advisory experience across finance, law, and management consulting. Prior ...

Marc Ian Barasch

In 2006, Marc Ian Barasch founded one of the pioneering organizations of the global regeneration movement, the Green World Campaign, ...

Sara Newmark

Sara Newmark is VP of Social Impact for Foodstate and MegaFood products. Leading the development of FoodState’s social responsibility and ...

Finian Makepeace

Finian co-founded Kiss The Ground because for the first time in his life he saw that there was a solution ...

Nova Sayers

Nova Sayers is passionate about building integrity, health and sustainability in our food & agriculture system – in a way ...

Steve Savage

As former founder and CEO of Eco-Products, Steve has been instrumental in increasing awareness of environmental issues and sustainability for ...

Steve Hughes

Steve Hughes is a pioneer in the natural and organic food and beverage industry with over 35 years of experience. ...

Tracy Miedema

As Vice President of Innovation and Brand Development, Tracy Miedema heads up innovation at Presence Marketing, the nation’s leading brokerage ...

Keith Paustian, Ph.D.

Keith Paustian is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University, in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, and Senior ...

Walt Freese

Walt Freese has served as the CEO, or President of three iconic businesses that have each played an important role ...

Mila Popovich, Ph.D.

MILA POPOVICH, Ph.D., is the founder of EVOLvED Leadership – educational program, practice and community for transformational leadership on the ...

Mark Shepard

Mark Shepard is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises LLC and founder of Restoration Agriculture Development. He runs New Forest ...

Dan Kittredge

Dan Kittredge has been an organic farmer for more than 30 years, and is the founder and executive director of ...

Scott Marcus

Scott Marcus is the VP Marketing for Vital Farms, the largest producer of pasture-raised eggs. He has spent the past ...

Kyle Garner

Kyle Garner is the CEO of Organic India USA.  Organic India is a leading mission-driven manufacturer of herb-based wellness teas ...

Seleyn DeYarus

Seleyn DeYarus sees business as uniquely qualified to provide regenerative contributions to the vibrancy of communities and ecosystems in collaboration ...

Brook Eddy

An interest in community development and a passion for travel led Brook Eddy to India in 2002 to research a ...

Mark Guttridge

As a child, Mark Guttridge lived a typical country kid’s life on his grandmother’s 6 acres of land off of ...

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