Dr. Elizabeth Caniglia

Director of the Sustainable Economic and Enterprise Development Institute, Regis University

Dr. Elizabeth Caniglia currently serves as a Professor and Founding Director of the Sustainable Economic & Enterprise Development (SEED) Center at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Her research focuses on instutional forces that facilitate effective and just environmental, sustainability and resilience policymaking, especially in urban environments. Dr. Canigilia has also served as an Associate Professor at The University of Colorado, Boulder and at Oklahoma State University

Richard Eidlin

American Sustainable Business Council

Richard Eidlin is the national Policy Director and co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council. Richard also teaches environmental policy at the University of Denver, serves on the board of Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center and is an advisor to the State Innovation Exchange. He has over 30 years experience in the sustainability, clean energy, social entrepreneurship, policy advocacy, and business development.

Jeff Hohensee

Vice President, Natural Capitalism Solutions

Jeff has been working in business, education and sustainability for over thirty years. Jeff started his career in corporate finance working for Barclays American Business Credit and Fuji Bank subsidiary Heller Financial. He also served as Program Director and Education Director at TreePeople, consultant and adviser to numerous corporations, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado.

Heidi Cuppari

Heidi Cuppari is meta-leader in impact investing, women’s leadership and ​kids entrepreneurship​. ​Her prime career directive is helping to create an economy that is in service to life.  She utilizes socially-responsible corporate growth, from companies and nonprofits to political campaigns. Through listening deeply — then investing time required to fully align clients’ financial choices with their purpose — they become more awake, joyful, and able to actively impact their worlds in significant, positive ways.

As the Founder and CEO of Anastasia Impact (www.anastasiaimpact.com), she is the chief visionary of her integrative financial firm which has been designed to bridge traditional financial client support approaches and relationship-based innovations. It activates — and supports maximizing the global impact of — Millennials and women investors through strategic collaboration and collective paradigm alignment.

Prior to Anastasia Impact, she was the creatrix of the iDE Ambassador Group: a consortium of high net-worth benefactors who invested time, capital, and skill directly into the iDE. While at UBS, her meta-niche was increasing global systems shifts through broadening the scope of investment opportunities and retargeting their financial resources specifically on constructive social change.

Her volunteer work includes projects such as being a Mentor to social entrepreneurs via Watson University; ​serving as a Board of Trustees Member ​and now Advisor ​for TreeSisters.org, a global network of women seeding change through accelerating global reforestation and shifts toward sustainable living.

She recently launched a kids entrepreneurship accelerator and think tank with her kids: “Dream Tank: where kids launch their dreams” – www.dreamtank.co

In her career, volunteerism, devoted motherhood, and relationships, Heidi walks her mission’s talk: manifesting a healed planet and a peaceful world by aligning global social impact with collaborative and collective action.

Michael Shuman

Author, Going Local

Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a globally recognized expert on community economics. He is currently Director of Community Portals for Mission Markets and a Fellow at Cutting Edge Capital and Post-Carbon Institute. He’s also a founding board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE). He is also an adjunct instructor in community economic development for Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.

Stewart Wallis

Founder, New Economics Foundation

Stewart joined Oxfam in 1992 as International Director with responsibility and was awarded the OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 2002 for services to Oxfam. He previously worked in marketing, sales, industrial and financial development and managing.

Randy Hayes

Director, Foundation Earth

Randy Hayes, founder of the Rainforest Action Network, works from the U.S. as the USA Director at the World Future Council Randy has worked as a filmmaker, organized many high-visibility corporate accountability campaigns, served as think-tank analyst for the International Forum on Globalization, president of the City of San Francisco Commission on the Environment, and Director of Sustainability in Oakland for then Mayor Jerry Brown. He currently sits on eight non-profit Boards of Directors and numerous Boards of Advisers and was one of the original set of inductees in the Environmental Hall of Fame.

Kate Raworth

Renegade Economist

Kate Raworth’s passion is the rewriting of economics to make it fit for addressing the 21st century’s unprecedented social and ecological challenges. Her internationally acclaimed idea of Doughnut Economics has been expanded into a highly-anticipated book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, which can be found and purchased here. She is currently a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Freya Williams

CEO, North America at Futerra

Freya Williams is a dedicated brand planner who strives to use the power ot business and brands to transform the world for better. She advises organizations including Coca Cola, Unilever, the United Nations, Estee Lauder, Waste Management and many others on how to turn sustainability and social good into competitive advantage for their business and brands. Freya’s experience has given her an insider’s perspective on the trials and tribulations of incorporating sustainability into a business and the opportunity to experience the movement’s successes and failures first-hand.

Donna Morton