When it comes to envirotech adoption, NGOs can lead us out of the woods
The networks we need to drive large-scale land management tech adoption are the very ones that civil society organizations have spent decades building.
Stephen has 15 years of experience working with corporate, public and non-profit and non-governmental organizations within the contexts of environmental, social and governance (ESG) sustainability and sustainable development.
He is currently Director of Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace and Supply Change Initiatives, where he is responsible for overall initiative development and strategy, management and relationship creation of partners, collaborators, and sponsors, stakeholder coordination, and public representation. Ecosystem Marketplace is a leading source of knowledge on pioneering finance for conservation, publishing original research reports on pioneering finance for conservation, such as carbon offsets, results-based forest finance, biodiversity offsets and compensation, watershed investments, and private investment in conservation. Supply Change enables users to track progress toward private sector commitments to remove deforestation from commodity supply chains.
In addition, Stephen is Principal & Founder of Greenpoint Innovations, a purpose-based company that integrates innovative technologies, the arts, and in-depth subject-matter expertise to contribute to a sustainable, resilient, and prosperous future. At Greenpoint, he leads the organizational strategy and vision, partnerships, and the sourcing and implementation projects.
Previously, Stephen was Vice President of CDP North America (Carbon Disclosure Project) – where he managed the region’s corporate disclosure program, partnerships and innovation, and CDP Canada, and earlier, Stephen worked as Economist at Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) – where he administered the Offsets Program, managed member and partner accounts, and provided research and analysis of environmental markets, regulations, policies, and programs.