Sissel Waage, Ph.D., has over 25 years of experience working on sustainability and environmental issues—in North America, Europe, and Africa—with the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) Africa Program, Sustainable Northwest, The Natural Step, Forest Trends, and BSR. She has edited two books on climate change and sustainable business and delivered more than 50 invited speeches and briefings, including at the U.S. Capitol Congressional Center, the Commonwealth Club, and numerous universities as well as conferences around the world. Waage is currently partnering with private-sector clients on a range of initiatives, including investments in maintaining and restoring natural systems and assessments of business risk and opportunity related to climate change, water, biodiversity, and ecosystem function.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.