Episode #33: Stewardship in Action
This week we have the co-founder of Seventh Generation (purchased by Unilever in 2016) and of the American Sustainable Business Council (with over 200,000 members), Jeffrey Hollender.
Jeffrey has been a leader in the sustainability field since its early days, as an entrepreneur and co-founder the first successful environmentally focused home products Seventh Generation.
Hear about his journey and the difference he is trying to make now with the ASBC as the chamber of commerce for the environment.
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References & Resources:
Seventh Generation main website - https://www.seventhgeneration.co.uk/home.html
American Sustainable Business Council - https://www.asbcouncil.org
Jeffrey Hollender website - http://www.jeffreyhollender.com
Sustain Natural website - https://trysustain.com
Hollender, J., Breen, B. (2010). The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win. John Wiley & Sons.
Conscious Capitalism main website - www.consciouscapitalism.org
Timothy Henry's Website - https://www.arete-mgt.com
Raj Sisodia's Website - http://rajsisodia.com
Raj Sisodia on Twitter - https://twitter.com/RajSisodiaCC
Mackey, J., Sisodia, R. (2014). Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business. Harvard Business Review Press.
Sisodia, R., Henry, T., Eckschmidt, T. (2018). Conscious Capitalism Field Guide. Harvard Business Review Press.
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About Jeffrey Hollender:
JEFFREY HOLLENDER is co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation, which he built into a leading natural product brand known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices.Hollender is also the founder of Sustain Natural, that develops and markets sustainable feminine care products for women. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor of sustainability and social entrepreneurship at the Stern Business School, New York University and a Board member of the Social Venture Circle.
Hollender is also strategic advisor and former Board Chair of Greenpeace US; and currently CEO, co-founder and Board Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, a coalition of 200,000 business leaders committed to progressive public policy. He is also the author of his seven books, including most recently, The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win and Planet Home.