Global Conference 2010
CEO, 1% for the Planet
Terry Kellogg is CEO of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of businesses that donate at least 1 percent of their annual revenues to environmental organizations worldwide. Since he joined the group in 2005, membership has grown from 92 to more than 1,200 companies. Kellogg has worked and studied at the intersection of business and the environment for two decades. He was the first staff person at The Timberland Company dedicated to minimizing its environmental footprint and supporting new markets for sustainable products. As director of environmental stewardship, Kellogg reduced the company's carbon footprint by more than 15 percent, adopted widespread use of water-based adhesives, and launched programs in green building and organic cotton. He also developed and launched systems for rating the environmental performance of Timberland suppliers and products. Kellogg has a B.A. in economics from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. and a master's degree in environmental management from Yale University.