Advocating for Diversity in Environmental Nonprofit Boards

Why does once Marine Biologist, Dr. Francisco “Paco” Ollervides, transition from researching the impacts of boat noise on gray whale behavior, to become an Executive Director of Green Leadership Trust? The relationship I had with everyday people while I was collecting this info, the fisherman, the boat captains, and...

CEO Evaluation Tool Press Conference

Last month, Green Leadership Trust hosted a press event at the National Press Club about our CEO Evaluation tool. There were so many enriching conversations during those 2 hrs, but we wanted to provide a quick summary of some of the most salient points of our panel. Please have...

Adrienne Hollis Joins Healthy Gulf Board

Healthy Gulf is thrilled to announce that Dr. Adrienne Hollis has joined our board of directors. With her deep roots in the Gulf South, Dr. Hollis has a fundamental understanding of how social and environmental injustice has been allowed to flourish in our region. Bringing her amazing wealth of professional expertise...

Green CEOs Commit to Adopt Equity and Inclusion Tool to Measure CEO Performance

For Immediate Release: February 20, 2020 Contact: Daniel Herrera, dherrera@rabengroup.com, 213-694-3353 Washington, D.C. — On February 20, 2020, the chief executive officers from some of the nation’s top environmental organizations joined the Green Leadership Trust (GLT) to celebrate their commitment to equity by using GLT’s recently launched CEO Evaluation...

Green Leadership Trust is proud to launch our CEO Evaluation tool.

To review the CEO Evaluation Tool, please click here. From the tool:“People of color stand poised to become the electoral majority in the most powerful nation the world has ever known. From an environmental perspective, they are already a super-majority — accounting for the margin of victory of almost...

Joy Blackwood Joins The Board of Physicians for Social Responsibility

April 29th, 2019 – Physicians for Social Responsibility announced that Joy Blackwood and five others would be joining their board. “PSR is excited that our newest board members bring critical knowledge, experience and perspectives that will enrich our organization and help us advance our mission to achieve healthier, safer,...

The Green Leadership Trust at PGM ONE: Report Out

May in Philadelphia over 350 Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) gathered for the third PGM ONE Summit. Over three days, participants were immersed in workshops, field trips, and in community that celebrated, reflected and supported them.  Over the years, PGM ONE has emerged as the largest annual...

Chante Coleman National Wildlife Federations First Director of Equity and Inclusion

April 24, 2019- National Wildlife Federation has appointed Chanté Coleman as their first Director of Equity and Inclusion. Coleman will lead the National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive organization and to meet its commitments to its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice principles. “The National...

Green Leadership Trust Announces Hiring of Interim Executive Director

Caledonia, OH– The Green Leadership Trust announces the hire of its first Interim Executive Director, Francisco “Paco” Ollervides.  For over 18 years, Francisco has worked in the nonprofit sector specifically developing leadership and building capacity of Boards for environmental organizations in USA and throughout Latin America. “We believe Paco...