Andrew Winston - Author, Net Positive

Andrew Winston
Andrew Winston

Author — Net Positive

Andrew Winston is a globally-recognized expert on megatrends and how to build companies that thrive by serving the world. He is one of the most widely read writers on sustainable business in the world. His first book, Green to Gold, one of the best-selling green business titles ever, has reached more than 100,000 people in seven languages. Inc. Magazine included Green to Gold on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. His book The Big Pivot was selected as one of the “Best Business Books” by Strategy+Business magazine. Andrew’s latest book, Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More than They Take (co-authored with renowned CEO Paul Polman), is a finalist for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business book of the Year Award.

Andrew was selected for Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 thinkers to watch in 2020.” He has appeared in major media such as Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. Andrew’s views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including 3M, DuPont, HP, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, PwC, Trane Technologies, and Unilever. He is a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands at executive meetings around the world, and at high-profile events like TED, with an entertaining message of practical optimism: the world’s challenges are great, but business has the tools, resources, and creativity to build a prosperous world. He received degrees in economics, business, and environmental management from Princeton, Columbia, and Yale.