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Investing in Peace Through Innovation
Shiva Sarram

Shiva Sarram was born and raised in Tehran, Iran during the devastating Iran-Iraq war - a war that ...

Shiva Sarram was born and raised in Tehran, Iran during the devastating Iran-Iraq war - a war that resulted in hundreds of thousands of casualties. Her family moved to Europe briefly and eventually, to the United States where she has resided since the early 1980's. Shiva attended the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics. She then worked on Wall Street for Chase Manhattan Bank,true

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Sustainability in Sports
Rocky Harris, Kaitlin Hogan and Allen Hershkowitz

Dr. Allen Hershkowitz is an environmental scientist, visionary, activist, writer, lecturer and ...

Dr. Allen Hershkowitz is an environmental scientist, visionary, activist, writer, lecturer and strategic sustainability advisor. For 26 years he served as a Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and was the force behind some of the organization’s most effective and visible initiatives. Blending technical expertise with the influence of iconic cultural sectors, Dr. Hershkowitz leverages the cultural and markettrue

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Leading the Revolution in Trash Prevention
Crystal Dreisbach

Crystal Dreisbach is the Executive Director of a non-profit in Durham, NC called Don't Waste Durham ...

Crystal Dreisbach is the Executive Director of a non-profit in Durham, NC called Don't Waste Durham (est. 2013) which works to reduce the amount of trash produced in the community by preventing it in the first place. She invented GreenToGo reusable takeout container service which operates in Durham's restaurants. GreenToGo's mission is to disrupt the status quo of our take-and-trash economy, and to inspire and proliferate the circular economytrue

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Leveraging Best Practices In Sustainability For Customers & Company
Scott Tew

Scott Tew’s sustainability journey began on his family’s produce farm in Alabama. There, he learned ...

Scott Tew’s sustainability journey began on his family’s produce farm in Alabama. There, he learned that “natural resources are precious gifts that need to be nurtured, protected, and never squandered.”

Today, Tew’s the Exective Director of Ingersoll Rand’s Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES). But, as he writes in Practicing Sustainability, in many ways he hasn’t travelled all that far from the farm.

The CEES supports alltrue

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Friendly Food For People & Planet
Keeley Tillotson

Keeley started Wild Friends with her cofounder and college roommate, Erika, in order to share ...

Keeley started Wild Friends with her cofounder and college roommate, Erika, in order to share unique, healthy nut butters with friends. Today, a passion for making healthy food fun, delicious and accessible to people everywhere is what inspires Erika and Keeley. They are focused on creating products that people love and can feel confident about incorporating into their lives as well as building a community of friendly, like-minded individualstrue

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A Call to Action To Do Good
Anirban Ghosh

Anirban Ghosh leads Sustainability at the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group. Under his leadership ...

Anirban Ghosh leads Sustainability at the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group. Under his leadership Mahindra has developed an award winning Sustainability framework, become a founding member of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition and the first to commit to doubling energy productivity. He has, in partnership with the World Bank, facilitated the creation of the Sustainable Housing Leadership Consortium to accelerate the spread of greentrue

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Creating the Perfect Craft Beer With the Spirit of Innovation
Ken Grossman

Ken Grossman founded Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in 1980, with the goal of providing his customers ...

Ken Grossman founded Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in 1980, with the goal of providing his customers with the kind of beer he liked to drink—hoppy, dark and flavorful.  His background in homebrewing, uncompromising approach to quality, and financial savvy helped him build one of the most successful craft breweries in the U.S.  

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.’s products are distributed in all 50 states and overseas.  A second Sierra Nevada brewerytrue

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Focusing on Solutions—Not Silos
Vien Truong

Vien Truong is a policy expert and movement builder who has been a key architect to building an ...

Vien Truong is a policy expert and movement builder who has been a key architect to building an equitable and sustainable economy. She is Chief Executive Officer of the Dream Corps, which brings people together to solve America’s problems by backing initiatives that close prison doors and open doors of opportunity for all. The Dream Corps includes Green For All, which works to build an inclusive green economy to lift people out of poverty,true

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Designing Buildings on Behalf of Clients and the Environment
Andrew Wright

Founded by Andrew Wright in 1986, Wright Architects, PLLC located in Kingston, New York, Wright ...

Founded by Andrew Wright in 1986, Wright Architects, PLLC located in Kingston, New York, Wright Architects specializes in Architecture and Construction Assistance of homes, offices, institutional buildings, sustainable projects, and developments across the U.S., Virgin Islands and abroad.

Their projects range from elegant small additions and renovations, to large complex new buildings. They design highly energy efficient structures andtrue

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Dow's Collaborative Blueprint for Unlocking Carbon Reductions
Dr. Nicoletta Piccolrovazzi

Dow Olympic and Sports Solutions sits at the intersection of science and sport to bring the world ...

Dow Olympic and Sports Solutions sits at the intersection of science and sport to bring the world the best of technology, innovation and people. Their aim is to help Dow customers and partners gain competitive differentiation, enhance their sustainability expertise, and showcase their products in sport while making their processes more economically and environmentally efficient.

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Elytus: The Business of Wasting Nothing
Matthew Hollis

Matthew S. Hollis is the Cofounder and President of Elytus. Serial IT entrepreneur and Elytus CEO ...

Matthew S. Hollis is the Cofounder and President of Elytus. Serial IT entrepreneur and Elytus CEO Dr. Alan Dillman started Elytus in 2007 after meeting Hollis as a candidate for the entrepreneurial incubator Dillman was running, The Center for Business Innovation (CBI) at Cedarville University. Hollis and Dillman saw a market opportunity to provide better waste solutions for chain retailers, such as restaurants and grocery stores, bytrue

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