Board Chair, SPLC Board of Directors & Founder & Principal, TRUTHstudio
Jason is an experienced non-profit executive, strategist, and social entrepreneur who has led the creation of several successful initiatives focused on harnessing the innovative capacity of the private sector for public good. As SPLC’s first President & CEO, Jason managed its launch and early development from 2012 through 2017. He continues to provide leadership to the Council in his current role as Board Chair.
Previously, as the first President & CEO of GreenBlue (2003-2010), he grew multi-stakeholder sustainability initiatives in a number of sectors, including the Sustainable Packaging Coalition for packaging and CleanGredients for chemical products. Since 2010, Jason’s consultancy, TRUTHstudio, has provided strategy, visualization, and facilitation support to organizations working in the public interest, including the the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the World Wildlife Fund, and the World Resources Institute, and numerous private foundations. Each engagement has focused on developing effective, long-term sustainability strategies that connect a specific action plan with larger objectives.
This session will focus on the different ways in which both purchasers and suppliers are essential participants in enabling expansion of circular economy approaches to recapturing and reusing materials. John Ortiz, HP’s Director of Product Stewardship, will present from the perspective of a leader on circular economy within the very large ecosystem of a global … read more >>
Transforming the sustainability of local economies and global supply chains requires a lot of coordination and innovation by many stakeholders. Today, global frameworks are increasingly enabling organizations to align their sustainability transformation efforts with deep system-change. One such framework is the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were signed by 190 nations at the UN … read more >>