John Passacantando’s career has taken him from Wall Street to philanthropy to a leading role in the global fight to stop climate change. Passacantando completed eight years as executive director of Greenpeace USA in 2008, the longest serving director in the history of the organization.
Jee Kim has been active in various social justice, immigrant rights, and (new) media efforts for many years. He currently works on increasing civic and political participation as a program officer at the Ford Foundation.
Liz is a progressive political activist who has spent her life working with cutting edge NGOs that are about creating social change. Liz is currently Senior Vice President, Membership and Administration, for Advanced Energy Economy.
Jeffrey Hollender is a leading authority on corporate responsibility, sustainability and social equity. More than twenty-three years ago, he co-founded Seventh Generation and went on to build the fledgling company into a leading natural product brand.
Tom Newmark is a co-owner of Luna Nueva farm and lodge in the rainforest of Costa Rica, and founder of Semillas Sagradas, one of the New World’s largest and most comprehensive sanctuaries for endangered plant species.