Introducing Green Leaders Global: Intimate Networking for Innovators


Co Founder Marissa Feinberg speaks with TreeHugger's Emma Grady. Credit Parris Whittingham

Marissa Feinberg, co founder and executive director, speaks to the future of Green Leaders Global.

Our group has always operated locally, but has been focused on what's happening globally.  We have a wonderful foundation of leaders in the five boroughs of New York City.  And this year, we will expand our leader network to other cities around the world.  We also have a new initiative called FestivalEco that will welcome our global members to New York in 2010.  The concept involves the intersection of where exhibition meets conference and gala meets performance.  A celebration circus for global good!

Movers and Shakers Make Up Membership


Feinberg notes that leaders often work to the point where they become isolated. As a group, individuals can accomplish their goals collectively. Notable members include Paulette Cole, CEO of ABC Carpet & Home, Mary Cleaver of The Cleaver Co., Debera Johnson, director of sustainability at the Pratt Institute, Marc Alt, president of Marc Alt + Partners, Diane Hatz, founder of Sustainable Table, Davide Berruto, CEO of Environment Furniture, and many other innovators in the green movement.

Visit Green Leaders Global for membership inquiries.

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