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Mr. Daniel R. Katz

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Senior Program Director of the En...

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: d***@***.org
Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
The Overbrook Foundation
122 East 42Nd Street Suite 2500
New York , New York 10168
United States

Company Description: Overbrook is a family foundation started in 1948 by Frank and Helen Altschul. Its directors are descendants of the founders and one non-family director. The family...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MBA
    Stern School of Business
  • MBA
    Stern School of Business at New York University
  • M.B.A.
    Stern School of Business
148 Total References
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Daniel R. Katz | Rainforest Alliance
www.rainforest-alliance.org, 30 April 2015 [cached]
About Us › Our Team › Board of Directors › Daniel R. Katz
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Daniel R. Katz
Daniel Katz is the Senior Program Director at The Overbrook Foundation, where he directs the foundation's environmental giving in the areas of international biodiversity conservation and sustainable consumption. He is the Board Chair and former president of the Rainforest Alliance, an organization he co-founded in 1986 at the age of 24. At Overbrook, Mr. Katz created Catalog Choice -- a web-based service that offers an easy way for millions of users to stop the flow of unwanted catalogs into their mailboxes. He is currently spearheading initiatives to build a stronger, more inclusive and equitable environmental movement in the United States.
A former Kellogg Foundation National Leadership Fellow, Mr. Katz has served as a consultant, adviser and board member for numerous organizations including People for the American Way, Grist.org and the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the editor of two volumes: Why Freedom Matters: The Spirit of the Declaration of Independence in Prose, Poetry and Song (Workman) and Tales from the Jungle: A Rainforest Reader (Crown).
Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker at colleges and universities around the country on the topics of social entrepreneurism, rainforest conservation, sustainability and leadership. He received his MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University where he recently became an Adjunct Professor. Katz studied Chinese linguistics in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China. He lives in New York City with his wife, Maggie, and their two children.
Daniel ...
www.sxsweco.com, 19 June 2013 [cached]
Daniel Katz
Environmental Program Director / The Overbrook Foundation Board Chair / The Rainforest Alliance
Daniel Katz is the Board Chair and former executive director (1986-2000) of the Rainforest Alliance. Mr. Katz is the Environment Program Director at The Overbrook Foundation, where he directs the Foundation's environmental giving in the areas of international biodiversity conversation and sustainable consumption and production. Within the Foundation, he is working on the development a new initiative - the Council for 16000 - designed to increase communication and sense of community within the environmental movement.
Daniel R. Katz, Founder and ...
wwww.rainforest-alliance.org, 3 Sept 2014 [cached]
Daniel R. Katz, Founder and Board Chair, Rainforest Alliance Katz co-founded the Rainforest Alliance in 1986, at the age of 24.
The Overbrook Foundation Board & Staff | The Overbrook Foundation
www.overbrook.org, 10 Oct 2014 [cached]
Daniel R. Katz, Senior Program Director of the Environment Program
Daniel Katz is the Senior Program Director at The Overbrook Foundation, where he directs the Foundation's environmental giving in the areas of international biodiversity conversation and sustainable consumption. He is the Board Chair and former president of the Rainforest Alliance, an organization he co-founded in 1986 at the age of 24. At Overbrook, Mr. Katz created Catalog Choice - a web-based service that offers an easy way for millions of users to stop the flow of unwanted catalogs into their mailboxes. He is currently spearheading initiatives to build a stronger, more inclusive and equitable environmental movement in the United States.
A former Kellogg Foundation National Leadership Fellow, Mr. Katz has served as a consultant, adviser and board member for numerous organizations including People for the American Way, Grist.org and the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the editor of two volumes: Why Freedom Matters: The Spirit of the Declaration of Independence in Prose, Poetry and Song (Workman) and Tales from the Jungle: A Rainforest Reader (Crown).
Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker at colleges and universities around the country on the topics of the social entrepreneurism, rainforest conservation, sustainability, and leadership. He received his MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University where he recently became an Adjunct Professor. Katz studied Chinese linguistics in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China. He lives in New York City with his wife, Maggie, and their two children.
SPN Panelist Bios
www.sustainabilitypractice.net, 16 Aug 2014 [cached]
Daniel Katz | David Mallen | Walter Coddington | Jacquie Ottman
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Daniel Katz
Daniel R. Katz is the Senior Program Director at The Overbrook Foundation where he leads the Foundation's environmental giving in the areas of international biodiversity conservation and sustainable consumption and production. He is the Board Chair and former executive director (1986-2000) of the Rainforest Alliance, an organization he co-founded in 1986 at the age of 24. The Rainforest Alliance works in over 70 countries and has a budget of nearly $40 million.
A former Kellogg Foundation National Leadership Fellow, Mr. Katz serves as a board member of several other organizations, including the People for the American Way Foundation, Catalog Choice, Grist, and the Gibson Guitar Foundation, among others. He is the editor of two volumes: Why Freedom Matters: The Spirit of the Declaration of Independence in Prose, Poetry and Song(Workman) and Tales from the Jungle: A Rainforest Reader (Crown). Mr. Katz is a frequent speaker on the topics of the environment, leadership and how corporations and nonprofits work together. He received his MBA from the Stern School of Business, New York University, and studied Chinese linguistics in Wuhan , The People's Republic of China. He lives in New York City with his wife, Maggie, and their two children.
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