"Indra exemplifies the qualities needed to succeed in business today. The clarity of her strategic vision, leadership principles, and core values made a huge impact on our audience. You can’t help but walk away energized and inspired by the stories she tells and the example she sets. The world needs more leaders like Indra!"

-HP Inc

  • Vice President of the United States (1993-2001)
  • Founder and Chairman, The Climate Reality Project
  • Independent Director, Apple; Chairman, Generation Investment Management
  • Nobel Peace Laureate (2007)

"Things went great and Al Gore was a big hit. His comments were relevant to our audience and I appreciate the effort he put into making them specific to our conference. I received many positive comments about his remarks throughout the remainder of the conference. "

-Vertical Web Media

  • Iconic environmental activist and consumer advocate
  • Real-life inspiration for Oscar-Winning film Erin Brockovich
  • NYT Bestselling Author
  • President, Brockovich Research & Consulting

"Our library's virtual event with Erin Brockovich was a wonderful experience, and we have received many positive comments from our community who was in attendance. Erin was prompt and prepared for the evening. She had a contagious energy, and her talk was incredibly motivating to everyone in the audience."

-Hudson Library & Historical Society

  • Award-Winning Actor, Screenwriter, Director and Producer
  • Philanthropist and Activist
  • Visionary Entrepreneur
  • Founding Partner, CrowdRise

Norton speaks personally about his fundraising efforts and our responsibilities, particularly with regard to sustainability and natural resource management, in our industrial economy. He leaves audiences transfixed and empowered to make an impact. Read more about his environmental efforts > >

  • Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016)
  • President & Chair, Global Green Growth Institute
  • Founder, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

"The program was fantastic!...SG Ban [was a] highlight. We really appreciate your help with securing [him]... I look forward to working with you on the next one!"


  • Internationally Recognized Advocate for the Human Right to Water and Sanitation
  • Author of Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret

"It was an absolute joy to work with Catherine! I know her work and message made such a positive impact on all those in attendance... An honor to hear from such an incredible person!"

-St. Olaf College

  • President of Colombia (2010-2018)
  • Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, 2016
  • Former Foreign Trade Minister, Finance and Public Credit Minister, and National Defense Minister of Colombia

"President Santos was wonderful in every way."

-Depauw University

  • President of Mexico (2006-2012)
  • Chair of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate
  • Statesman of the Year, World Economic Forum

President Calderon did a fantastic job presenting at our Seminar. He was exceptionally open and honest - participants loved him.


"From the audience feedback we received, it is clear that she was a huge hit and the crowd loved her inspiring story. Even the other speakers were excited at the opportunity of networking with a global women leader. We hope she too found her trip to India to be enlightening and enjoyable."

-The Economic Times Women's Forum

  • President, World Bank Group (2012-2019)
  • Co-Founder, Partners in Health
  • Vice Chairman and Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

"...Jim is all about delivery and about delivering on promises often made but too seldom kept... As poverty continues to claim lives, and as inequality deepens, the Bank--and other institutions charged with lessening poverty--need bold and experienced thinkers and implementers like Jim Kim."

-Paul Farmer, Co-Founder, Partner In Health

More Great Speakers For Earth Day Events

JANE GOODALL: World-Renowned Conservationist; Founder, Jane Goodall Institute; United Nations Messenger of Peace

An iconic conservationist, Goodall's work studying chimpanzees in the Gombe forever changed the way we understand our world, and broke barriers for women in science. Today, at the helm of the Jane Goodall Institute she is on the frontlines of the fight to save our planet.

CAROL BROWNER: Director, White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy (2009-2011); Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1993-2001); Member of President Biden's Campaign Climate Engagement Advisory Council; Distinguished Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Browner has been at the forefront of the United States’ environmental and energy polices for over a quarter of a century. She understands issues around energy security and climate change, and the push-and-pull between business, regulators and the environment, especially when it comes to carbon-free energy, of which Browner is a vocal advocate.

HOPE JAHRENAward-Winning Scientist; Bestselling Author of The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change & Where to Go From Here and Lab Girl.

Jahren is an award-winning scientist and best-selling author who helps us see that science is personal. She shares her insights from her study of climate change and plants with humor and emotion, helping us see our interconnectedness and interdependence with the world around us.  

ADAM MET: Twelve-Time Platinum Award-Winning Musician in AJR; Interdisciplinary Thinker and Academic; Founder and Executive Director, Sustainable Partner, Inc.; Advocate for the UN Development Program

Met's interests bridge the worlds of music, sustainability, law, academia, policy, marketing, and technology. As the founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Partners Inc., he leads a nonprofit that addresses climate change systems through media, academic research fellowships, and incentive-based initiatives.

STEPHANIE SHEPHERD: Environmental Advocate and Social Entrapper; Co-Founder, Future Earth; Ambassador, Days For Girls International and The Environmental Working Group; Philanthropist

Shepherd is all about making change accessible to those who want to help and her optimistic talk offers a mix of facts and tips for reducing environmental impact and living a more sustainable life. Chock full of everyday actions and sustainability practices audience individuals can take part in, Stephanie's engaging, relatable and digestible presentation resonates with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

AMNA NAWAZ: Peabody and Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist; Chief Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

Amna’s portfolio is broad, delving into politics, foreign affairs, education, climate change, culture and sports to great acclaim. With her Peabody Award-winning work for NewsHour’s Global Plastic Problem, Amna is available to address audiences about environmental impact.

NICOLAS JAMMET, NATHANIEL RU, and JONATHAN NEMAN are the co-founders and co-CEOs of sweetgreen, a restaurant that offers simple, healthy food. They've made the pledge to become carbon neutral by 2027 by using sustainable sourcing, menu development, and changing how they build restaurants. They each speak on making companies greener, innovation in business, and more.