Sustainability: Today's Jobs and Tomorrow's Profession

August 11, 2016 - 10:00am PDT

What is the state of the sustainability profession? Green Biz and Weinreb Sustainability Recruiting partnered to answer that question through the 2016 State of the Profession Report. The report covers salary trends, budget allocations, hiring, and more. Join this webinar to hear report authors Ellen Weinreb and John Davies share key learnings from their research. Whether you're an established sustainability professional or hoping to break into the field, you'll learn how you can apply these findings to your own company, department, and career.

About the speakers

Ellen Weinreb

Managing DirectorWeinreb Group Sustainability Recruiting

Ellen Weinreb’s passion for sustainability and CSR dates back well before it was a buzz word. She launched a niche CSR consulting firm upon graduating from Yale with an MBA in 1998; clients include Levi Strauss, Nike, Clorox and Hewlett Packard. In 2005, she founded Sustainability Recruiting, an executive search firm placing sustainability professionals in corporate leadership roles. In 2011, she launched Weinreb Group, uniting her consulting and executive search expertise. She brings 15 years of sustainability and corporate social responsibility experience to her clients.

Ellen got her sustainability and CSR start in the early days of Corporate Social Responsibility – 1996 to be exact. Ellen had recently started business school at Yale. She wanted to find work that bridged her MBA with her previous work building enterprises with coffee farmers and artisans in Cameroon.

John Davies

Vice President and Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Executive NetworkGreenBiz

John leads GreenBiz's research as well as the GreenBiz Executive Network, a member-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability professionals from $1B+ corporations. He is a veteran entrepreneur and innovator who has launched start-ups as well as improved business operations. John is a frequent speaker on supply-chain and sustainability topics and has written extensively for business, industry, and educational publications.