Upcoming Events

Retail Sustainability Conference

Keynote speaker for micro sessions that gathers retail leaders across every critical retail role – such as marketing, communications, real estate and compliance – to address the leading sustainability challenges in a fresh new way. Topic: Ten Ways Retailers Can Be More Sustainable and Profitable.

When: October 1, 2014

Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Where: Hyatt Regency, Nicollet Alcove, 1st Ballroom, Minneapolis, MN

Sponsoring Organization: Retail Industry Leaders Association



Kansas State University


When: October 14, 2014

Time: TBD

Where: Manhatten, Kansas

Sponsoring Organization: Kansas State University College of Business Administration



Previous Speaking Engagements


VolunteerMatch Client Summit

Keynote speaker at invitation-only gathering of 150 corporate social responsibility and corporate volunteer engagement professionals that work with VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network.

When: May 16, 2013

Time: TBD

Where: New York University Kimmel Center for University Life

Sponsoring Organization: VolunteerMatch


Strategies for a New Economy Conference

Presenter for workshop on “Re-imagining Ownership and Work: Coops, Stakeholders, Corporate Structure”

When: June 8-10, 2012

Time: TBD

Where: New York, NY

Sponsoring Organization: Bard College, New Economics Institute


2012 Slow Living Summit


When: June 1, 2012

Time: 11:15am

Where: Brattleboro, VT

Sponsoring Organization: Slow Living


UN Social Innovation Summit 2012

Featured Speaker

When: May 31, 2012

Time: All day

Where: New York, NY

Sponsoring Organization: United Nations


2012 Sustainability Summit @MIT


When: April 27, 2012

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm Transforming Large Organizations into Sustainability Leaders; 1:15pm-2:15pm Navigating Sustainability Standards, Protocols and Certifications

Where: Cambridge, MA

Sponsoring Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2012 No Impact Week

Lecture and Q&A

When: April 23, 2012

Time: 7:00pm

Where: Statesboro, GA

Sponsoring Organization: Center for Sustainability in partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership at Georgia Southern University


2012 Conference on Entrepreneurship

Lecture and Q&A

When: March 6, 2012

Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Where: Palo Alto, CA

Sponsoring Organization: Stanford University Graduate School of Business


Citi Leadership & Ethics Program Conference


When: March 2, 2012

Where: New York, NY

Time: All day

Sponsoring Organization: New York University Stern School of Business Citi Leadership & Ethics Conference


Speaker Series: The Future of American Business

Lecture and Q&A

When: February 7, 2012

Where: New York, NY

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

Sponsoring Organization: New York University Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship



Keynote Speaker

When: September 6-9, 2011

Where: San Francisco, CA

Sponsoring Organization: Social Capital Markets