Top Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Speakers

Top Environmental, Social, and Government (ESG) Speakers

11 ESG Speakers to Book for Your Conference

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria has become an increasingly popular way for investors to evaluate companies in which they might want to invest. Given the growing prevalence, it's one of the hottest topics for speakers to address at meetings this year.

Take a look at this list of experts who discuss the ideas of business consciousness in new and engaging ways:

1. James D. White, Former Chairperson, President, and CEO of Jamba Juice

James D. White is a transformational leader who shares the importance of businesses doing well and doing good, having strategies in place to meet ESG criteria, and how to impact your company’s ESG standing from a position of conscious leadership.

2. Christopher Gavigan, Co-founder of The Honest Company and Founder & CEO of Prima

Christopher Gavigan is a champion for environmental and human health who discusses how to build a trusted brand for social impact and a purpose-driven corporate culture.

3. Susan Desmond-HellmannFormer CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Susan Desmond-Hellmann is an oncologist, scientist, and business executive dedicated to improving the human condition, who shares how to lead and foster innovative solutions that make an impact.

4. Seth Goldman, Co-Founder and TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Tea, Executive Chairman of Beyond Meat

Seth Goldman is a mission-driven leader who shares his commitment to transparency and insights on sparking innovation and driving growth while staying true to organizational values.

5. Amy Harder, National Energy and Climate Change Reporter at Axios

Amy Harder is one of the leading national energy, environmental, and climate change journalists who distills energy and climate issues into understandable formats for audiences in any industry.

6. Doug Rauch, Former President of Trader Joe’s

Doug Rauch is a leader in the conscious capitalism movement who shares important tenets of value-based leadership used to develop a commercially successful and ethically responsible business.

7. Dr. Geoff Tabin, Co-Founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project and Professor of Global Medicine at Stanford University

Dr. Geoff Tabin is an innovator who discusses how to reimagine problems and create world-changing business models.

8. Marga Hoek, Thought Leader on Sustainable Business and Best-selling Author

Marga Hoek is a global voice for sustainable innovation and business growth who demonstrates the opportunities of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

9. Andrew Winston, Business Consultant & Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies

Andrew Winston is a globally recognized advisor on sustainable business who provides a blueprint for creating resilient, flexible businesses in a hotter, scarcer, more open world.

10. Scott Harrison, Founder & CEO of charity:water

Scott Harrison turned the traditional idea of charity is on its head with his ground-breaking non-profit, inspiring audiences to blaze a trail for change through a combination of innovation, motivation, and radical transparency.

11. Dan Buettner, Founder of Blue Zones & World Renowned Explorer

Dan Buettner is a longevity expert transforming cities at home and abroad who uses lessons-learned from his international travel to leave audiences with an actionable plan to live longer, healthier lives.


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