Green Festival Speakers

Eric Landen


Eric Landen is a global green business leader who is continually advancing the frontier where environmental and economic interests merge. Early in his career, he explored the potential of business being a driving force for positive environmental change, co-founding the USA’s first organic cotton and hemp clothing company. He is currently the CEO of Landen Consulting, founded in 1996, which provides guidance to business and government leaders on the next generation of sustainability strategies. Also a member of the National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee and chair of the project’s Economics Subcommittee, developing guidelines to help our nation’s farmers achieve environmental and social sustainability in an economically viable manner. He is a member of numerous ecology and conservation-focused organizations, and is a special contributor to publications such as the Water Wide Web. A frequent speaker at sustainability events, Landen demonstrates the evolving interconnections between Earth’s ecosystems and business performance and strategy.