Corey Brinkema

President, Forest Stewardship Council U.S.

Corey Brinkema believes in the power of buying products from certified responsibly managed forests to help prevent deforestation. Brinkema joined the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) U.S. in 2007 and serves as chief executive officer of the largest national office of the FSC global network. He brings 25 years of experience and commitment to sustainable development.

Brinkema has served in both technical and managerial capacities in such diverse fields as green building, renewable energy, industrial ecology and hazardous waste remediation. Prior to joining FSC, Corey served as executive director of Minnesota-based Green Institute, a regional leader in green building. Corey is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned his M.B.A. at the University of Michigan.

Live Event Appearances

Podcast Guest Appearances

Scorched Earth: Culture and Climate Under Siege

Sep 24 2019 - 6:30pm

This year has been one of record wildfires. From the Amazon to the Congo to California, forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. 

But if a tree falls in the Amazon, will we hear it? Why should we care about trees that burn halfway across the world?