Andrew Winston connects sustainability with positive business results. A recognized green business expert, he helps companies use environmental thinking to drive growth and create enduring value.
For its 30th anniversary, Inc Magazine created a list of 30 books that all managers should own, covering 70 years of strategy thinking from Peter Drucker to Michael Porter to Jim Collins. Andrew Winston's book, Green to Gold, was on this list. With over 100,000 copies sold in seven languages, Green to Gold was an instant classic, offering a roadmap for companies all over the world to create value from environmental strategy.
Andrew, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is a globally recognized expert on green business strategy, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. He has advised some of the world's leading companies, including Bank of America, Bayer, Boeing, Bridgestone, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and Pepsi.
He also sits on Sustainability Advisory Boards for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Hewlett-Packard (HP), and Unilever, and serves as a Sustainability Advisor to PwC.
Andrew bases his work on significant in-company business experience. His earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at Boston Consulting Group and management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and MTV.
Today, Andrew is also a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands of people around the world and acting as a practical evangelist for the benefits of going green. He's spoken at leadership meetings for the top executives of many Fortune 500 companies, at large conference keynotes, at high-profile business meetings like the World Innovation Forum, and at events in Europe, Russia, Brazil, and China. He writes extensively on green business strategy, including a weekly column for Harvard Business Online and his own popular blog at www.andrewwinston.com.
Andrew's new book, The Big Pivot, out in early 2014, explores how companies can manage the profound challenges of a hotter, scarcer, more open world. The Big Pivot provides a new roadmap, helping executives create a more prosperous business, economy, and world.
He received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.