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The Truth About Green Business
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Upcoming Presentations and Events-TBA

Sustainable Innovation
Copenhagen, Denmark
November 3-4, 2014

Sustainable Brands
San Diego CA
June 2-5, 2014

Next Presentation

Strategic Sustainability
May 7, 2014
San Francisco State University

Recent Presentations

Keynote: Sustainable Enterprise Conference
April 30 2014
Santa Rosa CA

Sustainable Banking Symposium
April 23, 2014
Stanford University

Keynote: cTechConnect Global Connections
November 4-5, 2013
San Francisco CA

The SRI Conference
October 28-20 2013
Colorado Springs CO

Cities Alive
October 23-26 2013
San Francisco CA

Systems Thinking Workshop
October 14-17 2013
San Francisco CA

ReInventing Scale
October 7-9 2013
Austin TX

Keynote: Sustainability Applied 2013: Unlocking Hidden Value
October 1-2, 2013
Mississauga, Ontario

New Metrics for Business
Sustainable Brands / Wharton IGEL
September 24-25 2012
Philadelphia PA

Sustainable Brands
San Diego CA
June 3-6, 2013

Fortune BrainstormGreen
April 29-May 1, 2013
Laguna Niguel, CA

Sustainable Banking Symposium
April 10, 2013
Stanford University

Conscious Capitalism
April 5-6, 2013
San Francisco CA

CleanTech Future
March 26-27, 2013
Phoenix AZ

The Nexus of Energy, Food and Water
March 20-21, 2013
Wharton Institute for Global Environmental Leadership
Phildelphia PA

GreenBiz Guru session
GreenBiz Forum
February 27-28, 2013
San Francisco CA

Healthcare Industry Working Group
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
February 21 2013
San Francisco CA

Sustainable Brands Advisory Board
December 11 2012
St Louis MO

Green Festival
November 11 2012
San Francisco CA

The 21st Century Hospital
October 11 2012
Haifa, Israel

Commit Forum / Wall St
October 3-4 2012
New York NY

New Metrics for Business
Sustainable Brands / Wharton IGEL
(20% Discount Code: NWNatlogNM)
September 27 2012
Philadelphia PA

The City 2.0 – An Online Conference
Integral City
September 20 2012

Design for Sustainability Workshop
Sustainable Silicon Valley
September 13 2012
Redwood City CA

Sustainable Brands
June 4-7 2012
San Diego CA

Green Chemistry Conference
UC Berkeley
May 3 2012

CFOs & Sustainability
Sustainable Corporation 2012
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
May 2 2012
Oracle HQ, Redwood City CA

Spring of Sustainability
Apr 30
12p PDT  webcast

Greening the Supply Chain
April 26 2012
Philadelphia PA

April 24 2012
Miami Beach

Getting the Prices Right
March 14-16 2012
Washington DC

GreenBiz Forum
Measuring What Matters workshop
(with Colleen Kohlsaat, Sustainability Director at Levi Srauss & Co.)
Jan 30 2012
San Francisco CA

The Convergence of Innovation Requirements, Stakeholder Pressures,
and Sustainability on CFOs and Other Key Financial Planners
AHC Group
Jan 24-26
Phoenix AZ

CleanTech Open
Nov 2011
San Jose CA

New Metrics for Sustainability
Oct 2011

Oct 2011
Austin TX

The ROI of Sustainability pre-conference workshop
(and other sightings TBA)
Sustainable Brands ’11
June 7-10
Monterey CA

In Conversation: Gil Friend and R. Paul Herman
CFOs, Sustainable Finance &amp Getting the Prices Right
May 18
New Resource Bank, San Francisco

In Conversation: Gil Friend and Robert Dunham
Sustainability & Innovation: Language & Leadership
April 26
New Resource Bank, San Francisco

Earth Day at discussion with Rebecca Costa (author of The Watchman’s Rattle),
April 22
SF Public Library

Keynote: Making the Business Case for Sustainability,
March 31
Shanghai, China (by video)

The Mysteriously Elusive Sustainability Business Case
Association for Strategic Planning,
March 22
San Francisco

Focus the Region
Feb 16
Cal State U Monterey Bay

Spheres of Influence
Radio interview with Dr Sarah Warren:
Voting with Your Dollars

Product Policy Institute EPR webinar

State of Green Business Forum
Feb 4, 2011
San Francisco

In Conversation with Bryan Franklin
Feb 2, 2011
San Francisco, CA

Interview with Rebecca Costa, author of The Watchman’s Rattle
Dec 24, 2010
on KNVR-AM and webstreamed

Global Summit
Nov 8-10
San Francisco CA

Green Festival
Nov 7, 2010
San Francisco CA

CRO Conference
Nov 3-4
Chicago, IL

West Coast Green
Sept 30-Oct 1, 2010
San Francisco CA

Keynote: The mysteriously elusive sustainability business case (and where to find it)
Communicating Sustainability 2010: Integrating Social Responsibility Into Your Organization’s DNA
September 22, 2010
Applied Materials, Santa Clara, California

Seminar: The Three Key Barriers to Building a Sustainable Economy
September 16, 2010
New Resource Bank
San Francisco, California

Keynote: Sustainable Energy: Pathways, Policies and Pitfalls
Association of Energy Engineers annual conference
September 8, 2010
Downey, California

Keynote: Beyond Bottle Bills – The Case for Extended Producer Responsibility
California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA)
Aug 8 2010
Sacramento CA

Integral Education + Integral Ecology: From Cradle to Kosmos
Aug 3–8 2010
Mount Madonna, Watsonville CA

Keynote: Sustainable Brands
June 8 2010
Monterey CA

Keynote: The Three Barriers to Building a Sustainable Economy
Sustainable Enterprise Conference
May 7
Sonoma CA

Measuring What Matters
Presidio Executive Education program
April 9 & May 7 2010
San Francisco

Panel: Sustainability Tools & Resources
April 19, 2010
GreenWeek at

Panel: Can a retro cuisine be part of the avant-garde? (with Michael Pollan)
February 9, 2010
Saul’s Deli, Berkeley CA

Workshop: Sustainability Integration
February 5, 2009
San Francisco CA

Keynote: Green Wine Summit
Santa Rosa CA
December 2, 2009

The Truth About Green Business
San Francisco CA
November 17 2009

Keynote: California Clean Tech Open 2009 Awards Gala & Expo
San Francisco CA
November 17 2009

Green Festival
San Francisco
November 15 2009

Keynote: Green America
San Francisco CA
November 12 2009

J-REC: Jewish Response to the Energy Challenge
San Francisco
November 8, 2009

Keynote: Western Sustainability & Pollution Prevention Network
San Diego CA
October 29 2009

Closing Plenary: The Future of Capitalism (with Hunter Lovins)
SRI in The Rockies
Tucson AZ
October 25-28 2009

Global Summit on Design Education & Sustainability
Designers Accord
San Francisco CA
October 23 2009

Keynote: Aquafil USA 10th Anniversary
Kennesaw, GA
October 22, 2009

West Coast Green
San Francisco CA
October 1-3 2009

A Sustainability Compass- Navigating the Business Frontier
Workshop, reception and book-signing
NBIS, Seattle, September 29 2009

Sustainable Business Book Fair
Berkeley CA
September 22 2009

Keynote: Northern California Green Building Council
Lafayette CA
September 17 2009

Profit on Purpose
Charleston SC
September 14 2009

The Truth About Green Business
Sonoma State University
September 9 2009

The Truth About Green Business
Palo Alto CASeptember 8 2009

The Truth About Green Business
September 1 2009, 12pm PDT

Telling The Truth About Green Business – and the Three Key Barriers to Building a Sustainable Economy
Commonwealth Club of California – VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE
San Francisco CA
August 18 2009
(with after-party at Temple at 540 Howard Street, just two blocks away!)

The Truth About Green Business
Friendly Favors
Walnut Creek CA
July 28 2009

Richmond Chamber of Commerce
Richmond CA
July 24 2009

DC Green Expo – Event Cancelled
Washington DC
July 20 2009

Science, Wisdom, and the Future
San Luis Obispo CA
June 24-28 2009

World Resources Simulation Center
Oceanside CA
June 12-14 2009

Lean and Green Summit
Savanna GA
June 8-9 2009

SRI Basecamp: Risk, Fiduciary Duty & The Laws of Nature
San Francisco CA
June 4 2009

Sustainable Brands
Monterey CA
May 31- June 4 2009

TriplePundit Book Night and Pre-Launch Party
Temple, San Francisco
May 26 2009

Green Cities
Orlando FL
May 19-21 2009

Keynote: Green is Gold Expo
May 12 2009
Richmond CA

Measuring What Matters™
Presidio School of Management – Executive Program
May 8 2009
San Francisco CA

Closing Keynote: National Environmental Partnership Summit
May 7 2009
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco CA

Moderator: Sustainable Industries Forum, with Ray Anderson
The St. Regis, San Francisco CA
May 7 2009

Panel: CSR in a Recession: Doing Well by Doing Good in Not-So-Good Times
Temple, San Francisco CA
April 29 2009

Turning the Tide
Institute at the Golden Gate
Sausalito CA
April 2-3 2009

Keynote: The Challenge and Opportunity of the new Energy Economy
Electric Utility Cost Group semiannual conference
St. Petersburg FL
March 2009

Sustainable Business Intensive
Portland OR
February 2009

Strategic Sustainability Briefing
Arizona Business Alliance for Sustainabilty (AzBAS)
Phoenix AZ
January 2009

The State of Sustainability (video)
Inaugration Celebration
Sustainable Business Alliance / Green Chamber of Commerce
January 20 2009
Oakland CA

Corporate Water Footprint
Expert panel on emerging water issues
December 2-3, 2008
San Francisco

Measuring What Matters workshop
Sustainable Brands International
Miami, December 9-11

Governors Global Climate Summit
Beverly Hills CA
November 17-18, 2008

Keynote panel: International Women’s Forum
Pittsburgh PA

Keynote: Contra Costa Council Sustainability Conference
Concord CA

Benjamin Privitt:
From Green to Gold: For-Profit Business Consulting
Net Impact
Philadephia PA
November 15, 2008

Measuring What Matters
Presidio Executive Program
October 2008
San Francisco CA

Measuring What Matters
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

“Getting a Grip on Carbon”
Pacific Industrial Business Association (PIBA) annual meeting
October 15th
Foster City, CA

Boston, MA
October 2

West Coast Green (San Jose CA)
September 25-27
Panel: “Measuring What Matters: How Sustainability Dashboards and Generative Feedback Can Help People and Organizations Change Habits.”

Lean Accounting Summit
Las Vegas
September 17-18

Lean & Green Summit
Boulder CO
July 2008

Design Charrette: Framework for a Sustainable Urban Block
Urban Re:Vision
San Francisco
August 2008

Green Drinks
July 24 2008
Novato CA

Sustainable Brands: Measuring Sustainability
June 4 2008
Monterey CA

The Business of Green: What’s the Payoff?
Keynote: Gil Friend
May 23 2008
Long Beach CA

GreenWest Expo: Capturing the Sustainability Opportunity
Keynote: Gil Friend
May 21 2008
Los Angeles CA

Kuleana Green Business Conference and Trade Show
Keynote: Benjamin Privitt
April 29 2008
Kona HI

The Future of IT in Green Cities: Regional Sustainability Dashboards
April 25 2008
EcoCity 2008
San Francisco CA

Sustainability Dashboards and “Generative Feedback”
April 12 2008
Yuri’s Night
Mountain View CA

Las Vegas

World Meter Design Congress
San Jose

Events We’ll [Probably] Be Attending (Details to come)

Bioneers, Oct 15-17, San Rafael CA
SOCAP International, Oct 17-20, San Francisco, CA
GreenBiz Innovation Forum 2010, Oct 19-20, San Francisco, California
BSR, Nov 2-5, New York NY