For more than 30 years, Joel Makower has been a well-respected voice on business, sustainability and innovation. An award-winning author, speaker and strategist on corporate sustainability practices, clean technology and green marketing, he has helped a wide range of companies align sustainability with business success.
Joel is co-founder of GreenBiz Group, creator of GreenBiz.com, research reports and events on corporate sustainability and cleantech strategy and trends. He hosts the company's annual GreenBiz, Circularity and VERGE conferences and is lead author of the award-winning annual State of Green Business report.
A former nationally syndicated columnist, Joel is author or co-author of more than a dozen books, including THE NEW GRAND STRATEGY: Restoring America's Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21st Century (St. Martin's Press, 2016), about a business and investment plan for America, born at the Pentagon, that embeds sustainability as a national strategic imperative.