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Gil Friend




👉🏻Me. Now. Nutshell.👈🏻 🏄🏻‍♂️Trimtab for Trimtabs™ 🏄🏻‍♂️ Living Between Worlds monthly webinar: ❗️Strategic Sustainability pioneer, thinker, advisor. 🪄Board director, CEO, CSO, serial social entrepreneur. 🎤Professional keynote speaker, exec coach, author. 🐉Systems ecologist, lapsed aikidoka, dancin’ fool. 🦉“One of the ten top sustainability voices in the US” - The Guardian Current: 🪑Chair & CEO of Natural Logic Inc, (, advising leading companies, communities and investors on business-driving sustainability strategies. (💎We’ve identified and unlocked billions of dollars in hidden value for our clients. So far. 💎) 🕸 Founder, Critical Path Capital: a holding company investing in the picks and shovels of the next economy. 🕸 Founder, Critical Path Academy 👁Board director, 👁 Board director, 👂🏻Advisor: Bflo, KoraSustainability, 100K Trees 🕹Steering Committee, Capital As A Force For Good, Former: 🌈 1st CSO, City of Palo Alto; developed the most aggressive municipal climate action plan in the US 📉 City Council unanimously adopted “80x30” GHG goal in 2016) 🌈 California Governor Jerry Brown’s Office of Appropriate Technology 🌈 ExecDir, Foundation for the Arts of Peace 🌈 Co-Founder, Institute for Local Self-Reliance 🏅50-year sustainability pioneer 🏅 Inaugural member, Sustainability Hall of Fame 🏅“One of the top 25 movers and shakers in cleantech.” (Twice) ⏩Designed and built first (?) rooftop farm in US (1974) ⏩CoFounder of one of the first internet companies (1984) ⏩Inventor of the first corporate sustainability dashboard (1995) ⌨️Author of The Truth About Green Business (FTpress), The Green Business Field Guide, more. ⌨️ Contributor, WorldChanging, GreenBiz, SustainableBrands, more. ⌨️ Former columnist, LATimesSyndicate 🔮Deep mentors🦠: Buckminster Fuller, Murray Bookchin, Hazel Henderson, Gregory Bateson, Stafford Beer, Howard T. Odum, Bill Mollison, Fernando Flores, Chauncey Bell, Janine Benyus, Gershon Winkler, Karl-Henrik Robèrt, others. 📃Reading: The New Dawn Down To Earth The Deficit Myth Braiding Sweetgrass Ministry for the Future Mobilize!: Dancing In The World Disclosing New Worlds: Entrepreneurship, Democratic Action, and the Cultivation of Solidarity Host: Critical Path Academy Financing Climate Futures LinkedIn: YouTube: