Jim is the founder and Chairman of EFO Capital Management Inc., a family investment firm based in Washington D.C. Alicia Epstein Korten is an award winning author, keynote speaker and culture consultant for ReNual and helps common good enterprises unleash purpose and passion in the workplace.
Susan Arnot Heaney is an independent consultant in the areas of corporate responsibility, public affairs, cause marketing, philanthropy and communications, with a focus on helping organizations truly do well by doing good.
Nikos Avlonas is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training organization based in Chicago, Brussels and Athens, and active in more than 25 countries.
Christine Bader is the author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil (Bibliomotion 2014). She is a Visiting Scholar and Lecturer at Columbia University, where she co-teaches a course on Human Rights and Business, and a Human Rights Advisor to BSR.
As an internationally recognized expert on Sustainability Context, Online Stakeholder Engagement, and Sustainability Communications, Bill Baue designs systemic transformation at global, company, and community levels.
Joanne Bauer is Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs and the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University, where she also co-leads an international initiative on teaching business and human rights.
Mitchell Beer is President of Smarter Shift, a content generation and social media management firm based in Ottawa, Canada, and curator of The Energy Mix, a twice-weekly online newsmagazine on energy, climate change and clean technology.
Hank Boerner is chairman of the Governance & Accountability Institute, which is the U.S. Data Partner for the GRI. A senior strategist, Hank works with corporate clients to help them begin or enhance their sustainability journey -- and help them tell their story.
Martin Brown is an advocate for change and improvement in the fields of sustainability, collaborative working and social media. He has extensive knowledge of the built environment sector from a career that spans project management, business improvement and advocacy in the UK, USA and elsewhere.
Co-authors of Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons, Bollier and Weston have directed a response to the mounting calls for a paradigm shift in the way humans relate to the natural environment.
Beth Busenhart is the PULSE product manager at Application Experts (App-X), a Broomfield, Colo.-based B Corp that develops cloud-based software solutions to help alternative asset managers track the success of their investments.
Elaine Cohen is a Sustainability Consultant and Reporter at Beyond Business, a blogger on sustainability reporting, and the author of CSR for HR: A necessary business partnership to advance responsible business practices.