Andrew Winston is a globally recognized speaker, author and expert on green business. founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is the author of Green Recovery, a strategic plan for using environmental thinking to survive hard economic times. He is also the co-author of Green to Gold, the best-selling guide to what works - and what doesn′t - when companies go green.
MEET Andrew Winston
Andrew Winston is a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands and acting as a practical evangelist on how to navigate and profit from the world’s biggest environmental and social challenges. A globally recognized writer and adviser on sustainable business – Andrew has advised some of the world’s leading companies, including Bank of America, Bayer, Boeing, Bridgestone, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and Pepsi.
His first book, Green to Gold, was hailed by Inc Magazine as one of the 30 books that all managers should own. Andrew’s new book, The Big Pivot, explores how companies can thrive in a hotter, scarcer, more open world, and provides a new roadmap, helping executives create a more prosperous business, economy and world.
Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is the author of Green Recovery, a strategic plan for using environmental thinking to survive hard economic times. He is also the co-author of Green to Gold, the best-selling guide to what works – and what doesn′t – when companies go green.
Andrew Winston is a globally recognized speaker, author and expert on green business, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, the New York Times, and CNBC. Andrew is dedicated to helping companies both large and small use environmental strategy to grow, create enduring value, and build stronger relationships with employees, customers, and other stakeholders. His clients have included Bank of America, Bayer, HP, Pepsi, Boeing, and IKEA. Andrew also sits on the Sustainability Advisory Board of Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Andrew bases his work on significant in-company business experience. His earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at Boston Consulting Group and management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and MTV. After these more traditional roles, Andrew pursued his passion to explore the overlap between business and environment. He served as the Director of the Corporate Environmental Strategy Project at Yale′s renowned School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Today, Andrew is a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands of people around the world and acting as a practical evangelist for the benefits of going green. He also writes extensively on green business strategy, including a weekly column for Harvard Business Online, regular pieces on Huffington Post, and a monthly strategy e-letter, Eco-Advantage Strategies. For his efforts, Andrew was recently named a “Planet Defender” by Rock the Earth.
Andrew received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.
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Andrew Winston is an accomplished, engaging speaker. He’s given keynotes and moderated panel discussions in front of audiences of all types and sizes, from small meetings of the top executives at a corporation to large conference keynotes in front of thousands of people. Andrew relies on his real-world business experience and comfort on stage to bring a relaxed (and often humorous) style to his presentations on the overlap of business and environment. He has no boring 5-bullet-point slides and uses mainly visual images that grab the audience′s interest.
Andrew tailors his examples and ideas to match the audience, but his “regular” talks run from 20 to 60 minutes and…
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The Big Pivot : Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, More Open World
Based on his newly released book from Harvard Business Press, Andrew Winston, a globally recognized speaker and green business expert, lays out a new vision for business strategy in an unpredictable world of constant change.
His talk will...
Finding the Gold in Green
This engaging talk by a globally recognized speaker and green business expert will explore the environmental pressures and powerful stakeholders driving companies to go green.
Andrew will describe how the world's best companies use environmental pressures to innovate and profit in a crowded, resource-constrained world. Through fun and fascinating examples from a range of industries, Winston demonstrates how leading companies…
Partial Client List:
Bank of America
Black & Veatch
Georgia Power/Southern Company
Johson & Johnson
Jones Lang LaSalle
North American Van Lines
Proctor & Gamble
Columbia Business School
Harvard Business School
UNC Kenan-Flagler B-School
William & Mary
"Andrew Winston has a preternatural ability to perform, please, and above all leave everyone cheering. His insight into the industry is incomparable and we were so pleased that he could be a part of making our event so successful."
Jigar Shah, CEO, Carbon War Room/Founder, Sun Edison
“I just wanted to let you know that Andrew Winston was a HUGE hit at the conference. He was able to stay after his remarks and join our President & COO and the head of our global communications/government relations team. He was so great to work with and so were you. Thanks for everything!”
Joan M. Wise, Select Service and Extended Stay Franchising, Marriott
Winston's approach is ideal for companies working through these tough economic times. Green Recovery shows how companies use technology and green thinking to create smarter, stronger businesses that do well in good times and bad.