2019 Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit
In 2019, the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit will continue to explore new and promising areas of environmental sustainability by focusing on opportunities in the new green economy. We will take a look at how businesses, institutions and communities are finding success by incorporating sustainable practices into their operations.
Our Keynote Speaker: Andrew Winston
Andrew Winston is a globally recognized expert on how companies can navigate and profit from humanity’s biggest challenges. His latest book, The Big Pivot, was selected as one of the best business books by Strategy and Business magazine. The book provides a practical roadmap to help leaders build resilient, thriving companies and communities in a volatile world. Andrew’s first book, Green to Gold, was the top-selling green business title of the last decade, selling more than 100,000 copies in seven languages. Inc. Magazine included Green to Gold on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. Andrew is also author of the Harvard Business Review Magazine cover story, Resilience in a Hotter World and the HBR feature Energy Strategy for the C-Suite..
Andrew’s views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including HP, Ingersoll Rand, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, PwC, and Unilever. His earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at the Boston Consulting Group and strategy and marketing roles at Time Warner and MTV.
Today, Andrew is also a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands at high-profile events like TED with an entertaining message of practical optimism: the world’s challenges are great, but business has the tools, resources, and creativity to build a prosperous world. He received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.