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Executive Vice President of Energy, Cleantech and Sustainability, Weber Shandwick

William Brent considers brand reputation far more important than a specific product when it comes to a sustainability-minded market. As Executive Vice President of Global...
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Senior Director, Beyond Coal Campaign, Sierra Club

Bruce Nilles believes that having the largest coal reserves in the world gives the U.S. a tremendous opportunity. As the former Senior Campaign Director for the Beyond Coal...
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Senior Advisor, Business Partnerships at Climate Solutions

Ross Macfarlane believes that putting a significant price on carbon is a necessary part of the solution. As Senior Advisor for Business Partnerships at Climate Solutions,...
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CEO of Levi Strauss & Co.

Chip Bergh knows that, for most items in your closet, when an item comes to the end of its usable life, there is another need for the product out there. As CEO and President...
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Former VP, Patagonia

Rick Ridgeway is recognized as one of the world's foremost mountaineers. With three companions, he was the first American to summit K2, and he has done other significant...
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Founder and Executive Director, Cool the Earth

Carleen Cullen isn't afraid of being silly in order to teach kids about climate issues. As Co-founder and Executive Director of Cool the Earth, Cullen works to engage...
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Founder and Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Climate Education

Mike Haas recognizes that the quickest way to make a difference is through educating young people. As the Founder of Alliance for Climate Education, Haas is dedicated to...
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Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning of Chevron

Rhonda Zygocki sees value in a national conversation about energy efficiency, if only to educate people about daily energy waste. As Vice President of Policy and Planning for...
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President of the Environmental Defense Fund

Fred Krupp is comforted by the abundance of hope he sees, but knows that the vital step is action. As President of the Environmental Defense Fund, Krupp is widely recognized...
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Co-founder and Co-CEO, Sunrun

Edward Fenster appreciates that the true advantage of residential solar is the absence of expensive, industrial transmission lines. As Co-founder and Co-CEO of Sunrun,...
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Managing Director, California Clean Energy Fund

Danny Kennedy sees solar as the job creation engine of America. As the Managing Director of CalCEF, Kennedy guides the family of collaborating non-profit organizations to...
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Co-Founder and CEO, SolarCity

Lyndon Rive regards residential solar as the key to stabilizing the energy grid. As Co-founder and CEO of SolarCity, Rive works towards making clean energy available to...
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Principal, Blu Skye

Glen Low understands that the marriage of business rationale and moral values creates lasting change. As a Senior Advisor at Blu Skye, Low helps companies establish a...
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Lead Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund

Gernot Wagner has confidence that a union of bottom-up action and top-down policy will drive lasting change. As lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund,...
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Lead Researcher, Cool Climate Network

Christopher Jones sees Californians making a really important collective contribution to the environment. As Lead Researcher for the Cool Climate Network, Jones' primary...
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Former Chairman and CEO, GM

Ed Whitacre thinks that companies have a responsibility to work on new technologies. As former CEO of General Motors, Whitacre took America’s biggest corporate failure and...
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Author, High Tide on Main Street

John Englander sees the coastline moving inland for the first time in thousands of years as the story that will put sea-level rise the attention it deserves. As the author of...
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Product Manager, Weather Underground

Angela Fritz believes the solution is empowering people to take action. As product manager for Weather Underground, Fritz creates new and innovative products that let weather...
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Chair, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Zachary Wasserman anticipates that the next step for the Bay Area will be protecting the built environment and its most vulnerable communities. As Chair of the San Francisco...
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Executive Director, Association of the Bay Area Governments

As the Executive Director of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Rapport oversees the organization’s programs, serving as a liaison with the region’s elected...

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