Bob is a leading expert on quantifying and selling the business value of corporate sustainability strategies. He has given over a thousand presentations to corporate, government, university, and NGO audiences. His six books, two DVDs, business case worksheets, and extensive Master Slide Set provide capacity-building resources for sustainability champions.
He previously worked 34 years with IBM Canada, “retiring” in 2000. He serves on the boards of Forum for the Future U.S. and the Future-Fit Foundation, and serves on the B Lab Standards Advisory Council. He was inducted into the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) Hall of Fame in 2011, received a Clean50 award in 2015, and is a three-time winner of a “Best for the World Overall” award for B Corps. He is an ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional and has a Ph.D. in sustainability from the University of Toronto.
His mission is to ensure his three children and three grandchildren’s quality of life is at least as good as he has enjoyed.