Apr 27, 2021
Jeffrey Hollender
American Sustainable Business Council

JEFFREY HOLLENDER is the CEO, co-founder and Board Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, a coalition of 200,000 business leaders committed to changing the rules of business. https://www.asbcouncil.org/
He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Stern School at New York University, a consultant to sustainable start-ups and the founder of Hollender Sustainable Brands, which sells Sustain Natural wellness products. More than thirty years ago, he co-founded Seventh Generation and went on to build the company into a $150 million natural product brand known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices. Jeffrey's passion for changing the negative impact that industry has on the environment and society is evident in each of his seven books, including 2010's The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win.

Jeffrey’s first business ventures were in the fields of banking, education and publishing: he was a co-founder of Brooklyn’s Community Capital Bank, and the founder of the Skills Exchange in Toronto and Network for Learning in New York City. He sold Network for Learning to Warner Publishing, a division of Warner Communications in 1985. Jeffrey is the former Chair of the Greenpeace Fund US and a strategic consultant to them.