LeaderShip for Sustainability™

•   Professional development   •   Networking   •   Gamification   •   Practical tools

Leaders today can operate businesses more sustainably, even in the face of uncertainty from an increasingly interconnected world, if they are prepared.   LeaderShip for Sustainability primes executives and managers to mainstream sustainability, with the necessary mind-sets, skills, and motivation to lead the way. By building an engaging, inclusive corporate culture, sustainability-focused leaders and companies realize new openings for innovation, competitive advantage, attracting top talent, and invigorating employee commitment and productivity for a thriving, prosperous future.

2017 Schedule TBA


Past Events

May 5, 2016

New Jersey Organization Development Learning Community, Annual Sharing Day Conference

Leading for Our Future – People, Profit, Planet – and Purpose…A Real World Perspective

In this increasingly complex and uncertain world, companies must develop leaders who inspire and engage people to run a thriving business sustainably. This interactive session will provide OD and HR professionals, whether internal practitioners or external OD consultants, with a better understanding of the imperative for leaders to mainstream sustainability into their enterprises.

Presenters: Jeana Wirtenberg, President & CEO of Transitioning to Green, Linda Morris Kelley, Principal of Transitioning to Green, Lauren Cranmer, Corporate Sustainability Manager of Becton Dickinson, and Robert Coleman, Sr. Manager, Office of Sustainable Development & Product Stewardship of Church and Dwight

May 12, 2016

Ross Positive Business Conference,  Michigan Ross Business School – Robertson Auditorium, Ann Arbor Michigan

Panel: Purpose From Within: What are Today’s Employees Seeking From Companies?

Session Description: “We don’t want just a job; we want a purpose!” Employees are looking for impact from their work. They want to thrive; they want to make the company profitable; and they want business to be a force for good in the world. Can they have it all? This panel explores how companies are leveraging this passion within to broaden and deepen the external impact of their social and environmental initiatives.

Speakers: Susan Hunt Stevens + Paloma Lopez + Jeana Wirtenberg, facilitated by Terry Nelidov


June 15, 2016


Skytop Strategies at Bard College, Annandale-on-the-Hudson

Panel Discussion
Business Risk & Human Rights Risk: A Common Platform to Consider in Moving Toward Human Capital Development

Jeana Wirtenberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, Transitioning to Green and Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations, Bard College


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