New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. Excerpts from Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., September 18, 2014

​ Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and CEO, Transitioning to Green shares her provocative and inspiring thoughts in selected excerpts from a panel at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit sponsored by Verizon. Other panelists were Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; and James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon.

New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. Excerpts from Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., September 18, 2014

​ Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and CEO, Transitioning to Green shares her provocative and inspiring thoughts in selected excerpts from a panel at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit sponsored by Verizon. Other panelists were Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; and James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon.  

 New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. Excerpts from Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., September 18, 2014

​ Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and CEO, Transitioning to Green shares her provocative and inspiring thoughts in selected excerpts from a panel at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit sponsored by Verizon. Other panelists were Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; and JamesGowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon

New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. Excerpts from
Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., September 18, 2014

​ Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and CEO, Transitioning to Green shares her provocative and inspiring thoughts in selected excerpts from a panel at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit sponsored by Verizon. Other panelists were Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; and James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon.

 

  • New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City. Excerpts from Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., September 18, 2014

    ​​ Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise and CEO, Transitioning to Green shares her provocative and inspiring thoughts in selected excerpts from a panel at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit sponsored by Verizon. Other panelists were Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; and James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon.

 Jeana shares an inspiring, solution-focused message from her latest book, "Building a Culture for Sustainability:  People, Planet, and Profits in a New Green Economy,” recorded at the US Green Building Council’s luncheon in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The book profiles 9 successful companies with useful lessons for individuals or organizations of any sector or industry!  Jeana highlights best practices and lessons learned from several of the companies, including Alcatel-Lucent, BASF, and Ingersoll Rand,  to illustrate the key concepts discovered through her work. She discusses practical examples of the many challenges and obstacles faced by the companies, and how they are being successfully addressed and overcome.   

  Bard MBA - Sustainable Business Fridays Series On April 25, 2014, 

We talked with Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D, who is President and CEO of Transitioning to Green. Her company helps companies and organizations mainstream sustainability into all aspects of their corporate culture. Based on original research in her new book, Building a Culture for Sustainability, Jeana will share stories and practical insights about how nine companies are finding ways to move sustainability from CEO-level concept to everyday action and everyday outcomes. Drawing on more than 20 years of her own research, teaching, and front-line experience in HR, 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. Listen now   

 Jeana shares an inspiring, solution-focused message from her latest book, "Building a Culture for Sustainability:  People, Planet, and Profits in a New Green Economy,” recorded at the US Green Building Council’s luncheon in Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The book profiles 9 successful companies with useful lessons for individuals or organizations of any sector or industry!  Jeana highlights best practices and lessons learned from several of the companies, including Alcatel-Lucent, BASF, and Ingersoll Rand,  to illustrate the key concepts discovered through her work. She discusses practical examples of the many challenges and obstacles faced by the companies, and how they are being successfully addressed and overcome.  

 

  • BWE Women’s Empowerment Radio presented Tuesday September 10,2013 at 9:00Pm EST

President and CEO of Transitioning to Green Dr. Jeana WirtenbergA multi-talented consultant with a broad and deep expertise in sustainability, leadership development, human resources, organization effectiveness, cultureChange and learning  Listen to Broadcast 

  •  Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg to speak on "Building Bridges to a Green Economy:  Discovering and Unleashing HR's Contribution" at the 33rd annual Global Conference of the Human Resource Planning Society, April 25-28, 2010 in San Diego, CA   

  • Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg to speak at the Third Annual Global Sufficiency Summit, "The Power of Enough," on April 10-11, 2010 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  

  • Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg spoke in Australia at "The 10th National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development" May 28 and 29, 2009 at Parliament House, Canberra.  The 2009 Forum addressed "Redesigning the Global Economy:  Turning Risks into Sustainable Business Opportunities."  Dr. Wirtenberg served as a discussion leader in a workshop on "Drivers of business leadership and the role of government in setting policy frameworks for success."


  • February, 2008:  Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg, Director of External Relations and Services, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise (ISE), is interviewed in conjunction with the Institute for Corporate Productivity's 36th Annual Member Conference.  

  • November 12, 2007:  Featured guest on "About Town" TV program, broadcast on cable in southwestern Connecticut, describing important research and findings on Enterprise Sustainability.  Watch Now!!  Click on the appropriate link below.  Each of the two parts is slightly under 30 minutes long, and is in Windows Media Player format:     
    Cable/DSL users:
    http://www.aboutweston.com/JWPart1CableVersion.wmv     
    http://www.aboutweston.com/JWPart2CableVersion.wmv