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Mr. Daniel R. Katz

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Board Chair

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: d***@***.org
Rainforest Alliance Inc
665 Broadway Suite 500
New York , New York 10012
United States

Company Description: The Rainforest Alliance is a global nonprofit that works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MBA
    Stern School of Business
  • MBA
    Stern School of Business at New York University
  • M.B.A.
    Stern School of Business
154 Total References
Web References
Daniel R. Katz | Rainforest Alliance, 4 Feb 2016 [cached]
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, 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.
"With the recent Paris Agreement ..., 4 Feb 2016 [cached]
"With the recent Paris Agreement underlining the crucial role forests play in fighting climate change, the world is keenly aware that we must work together to ensure forests are conserved and carefully managed for the survival of people and our planet," said Daniel Katz, Rainforest Alliance founder and board chair.
Daniel ..., 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 Katz, Founder and ..., 7 Sept 2015 [cached]
Daniel Katz, Founder and Chairman, Rainforest Alliance
This now ubiquitous corporate style ..., 7 Oct 2015 [cached]
This now ubiquitous corporate style environmental NGO was a new idea when current RFA board chairman Daniel Katz co-founded the Rainforest Alliance in 1986 at the age of 24.
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