Scott Edward Anderson, Founder & Principal

Scott Edward Anderson, founder of VerdeStrategy, is a thought leader in the green business space, founder of the popular blog "the green skeptic" (, and a frequent commentator on Fox Business Network. 

He has over 20 years experience in management, marketing, fundraising and business development.  He has held management positions for large institutions, such as The Nature Conservancy, the world's most successful global conservation organization, and Ashoka, a social venture capital organization with operations in 72 countries worldwide, and has consulted with dozens of businesses and social entrepreneurs around the globe. 

Scott is also an entrepreneur, having developed several successful ventures in print and online media, and launched the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic, a thriving regional business network for entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers working in alternative energy sector.

In addition, Scott has served as an Advisory Board member for GoodCompany Ventures, a social enterprise incubator, and GreenMicrofinance, LLC, which develops alternative energy projects in the developing world.  While at The Nature Conservancy, he was part of the Global Climate Change and Global Marine strategy teams, which developed high-level global strategies for the organization.  He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as at conferences and workshops around the country, and is a frequent speaker and panelist at such venues as the Aspen Environment Forum, the Salzburg Seminar, and the Global Forum, among others.

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