Green Leaders – Cocktail Hour at The Rainforest Alliance January 24th, 2008 7-8:30pm
Tensie Whelan serves as Executive Director of the Rainforest Alliance. With nearly 20 years at the organization, she was named Executive Director in 2000. Whelan also served as the executive director of the New York League of Conservation Voters from 1992 until 1997, prior to which she was Vice President of Conservation Information at the National Audubon Society. Whelan's published work includes one of the first books on eco-friendly tourism, Nature Tourism: Managing for the Environment.
The Rainforest Alliance is a global organization supporting biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. They ensure quality standards through certifications such as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) which has certified over 104 million acres of forestland in 61 countries.
Appetizer and Drink Sponsor: WHOLE FOODS, Chelsea
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Featured Speaker: TENSIE WHELAN , Executive Director, Rainforest Alliance Location: Rainforest Alliance Headquarters; 665 Broadway, Suite 500 NYC
Wishing you warm holidays and a Happy New Year!
Jennie, Marissa and Micah