Jeffrey Hollender

Seventh Generation Founder Jeffrey Hollender Develops Sustainable Condoms

When Hollender became a free agent in 2010, he decided to revisit his condom dream. He's planning to launch an organic and Fair…

Walmart’s Sustainability Efforts Stall Under New Leadership

Several years after Lee Scott’s departure as CEO, something has gone seriously wrong with Walmart's sustainability progress. Was Walmart ever serious? Yes. I’ve…

Jeffrey Hollender’s Recipe for a Better (European Style) Future

Jeffrey Hollender’s talk on Tuesday at NYU wasn’t probably listed on Time Out NY, but nevertheless it was one of the best shows…

Can Brands and Marketing Deliver a Sustainable Future?

Last week, following the release of the ‘consumer futures 2020’ report, an interesting group of people gathered in New York do discuss the…

If You’re Happy With Your Work, You’ll Create Much Greater Value

All unhappy people are alike in that they negatively affect a business’ financial bottom line. Several years ago, Gallup estimated that Americans who…

The Secret Sauce is People. It’s People!

At Sustainable Brands ’11, there’s much talk about, well, brands. But what powers those brands? Employees. People. In the pursuit of innovation, competitive…

Jeffrey Hollender Shares Four Reasons He Got Fired from Seventh Generation

Jeffrey Hollender took the stage at Sustainable Brands yesterday and he didn’t need a powepoint for the message he was going to deliver.…

Book Review: Planet Home by Jeffrey Hollender

Recently, I interviewed Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation about his departure from the company, his new book, and what…

Plain Talk from Former 7th Gen CEO Jeffrey Hollender on the Green Economy

I recently had the opportunity to interview Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation for our ongoing small business sustainability strategy…

Radical Transparency: Seventh Gen’s Hollender Puts His Money on the Truth

It says something about our current state of affairs in business and government when someone in a position of responsibility makes news for…

8th Annual BALLE Business Conference Kicking Off in Charleston, SC

By Vale Jokisch Over the past two years we have heard countless mentions of the enormous bailouts for Wall Street and the concurrent…

Seventh Generation’s Jeffrey Hollender on Holistic CSR

Corporate Social Responsibly is more than just about selling sustainable products, issuing annual reports, and reducing carbon and water footprints: it's also about…

Jeffrey Hollender on His New Book, CSR 2.0, and Blowing Your Lawyer’s Mind

Yesterday, Jen Boynton published a review of Jeffrey Hollender and Bill Breen’s new book, The Responsibility Revolution. Be sure to check out the…

Buy This Book: The Responsibility Revolution

In my line of work, I read a lot of books about sustainable business. First there was the required reading for my MBA…

When to Dismount a Dead Horse

The Economist’s Corporate Citizenship Conference “Doing Well by Doing Good” wrapped up earlier last week and provided a variety of perspectives on what…