• Jeana  Wirtenberg helps companies and organizations make sustainability a  mainstream, routine business practice. She is an expert on the  leadership, organizational dynamics, and psychology required to make  that happen.

    Jeana  is president and CEO of Transitioning to Green. Her company develops  individual and organizational capacity to make sustainability take root.  Working with CEO's, Presidents and VP's of Fortune 500 companies, Jeana  has helped organizations reach the highest levels of performance  excellence by aligning with business strategy.  She has a proven track  record of bringing about new levels of organization and individual  capability, leadership, cultural transformation and business success.

    Her new book is Building a Culture for Sustainability: People, Planet and Profits in a New Green Economy. In the book, she shares insights on how nine major companies are  holistically integrating sustainability throughout their operations. She  also draws on more than 20 years of her own research, teaching, and front-line experience. She pulls all those pieces together to deliver  practical advice to large and small organizations on how to begin or  accelerate their own transitions to long-term sustainability.

    Jeana is Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Management & Global Business Department, Rutgers Business School. She is leading the Principles for Responsible Management Education initiative for the Rutgers Business School. Formerly, Jeana  was a co-founder of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at  Fairleigh Dickinson University and taught at Bard College’s MBA in  Sustainability Program. She has held senior organizational,  professional, and leadership development positions in major  companies--AT&T and the Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), as  well as in the Federal government at the U.S. Commission on Civil  Rights, and the National Institute of Education.

    Jeana is lead editor on The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook, first published in 2008, with second edition forthcoming in 2018. She was a lead author of Creating a Sustainable Future: A Global Study of Current Trends and Possibilities, 2007-2017. She has many other publications and studies to her credit.

    Jeana  graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the City University of  New York and earned a Ph.D. in psychology with honors from the  University of California at Los Angeles.