Ian Monroe, Founding President, Etho Capital
Ian Monroe is the founding President of Etho Capital, which was named one of the world’s “Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company for pioneering the links between sustainability and market-beating financial performance with the ETHO ETF. Ian is also the Founder of Oroeco, the world’s leading sustainability tracking and gamification platform, with users in over 170 countries. Ian shares his experiences with students as a Lecturer at Stanford University, where he teaches courses on sustainability science and climate change solutions. Among other awards, Ian is an Echoing Green Climate Fellow, an Institutional Investor “Rising Star,” and one of TechRepublic’s top 8 leaders in cleantech. He contributes to climate and energy policy and industry standards through the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, UNESCO Netexplo, UNEP Finance Initiative, and the U.S. Department of State, drawing from his research at Stanford and experiences working on sustainable technology in over two dozen countries around the world, as well as his family’s small farm in California.