Andrew Winston

Author, Green to Gold

Andrew Winston focuses on how companies can navigate and profit from humanity’s biggest challenges. His first book, Green to Gold, was the top-selling green business title of the last decade, and his latest book, The Big Pivot, provides a practical roadmap to help leaders build resilient, thriving companies and communities in a volatile world. As founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, he has advised leading companies such as Boeing, HP, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, PepsiCo, PwC, and Unilever. 

Winston's earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at the Boston Consulting Group and strategy and marketing roles at Time Warner and MTV. Today, Winston reaches audiences at 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 his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.

Podcast Guest Appearances

Letters to The Boss: Help Fix Our Climate

When more than a thousand Amazon employees walked off the job last September, it wasn’t higher wages or better benefits they were demanding. 

“It was a really, really powerful moment to see such support for something as radical, I guess as climate change,” remembers Sarah Read, an Amazon User Experience Researcher.