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Mr. Daniel R. Katz

Senior Program Director, Environment

The Overbrook Foundation

HQ Phone: (212) 661-8710

Email: d***@***.org

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The Overbrook Foundation

122 East 42Nd Street Suite 2500

New York, New York 10168

United States

Company Description

Overbrook Management Corporation is a wealth advisory firm whose sole mission for more than 60 years has been to manage the financial, philanthropic and related needs of extended, multi-generational families. We stand for the principles that the client ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Gibson

Executive Director, Current Board Chair

Rainforest Alliance Inc

Affiliations

External Member
Nespresso co

Advisory Board Member
Food Tank

Member
Council on Foreign Relations

Board Member
To Make

Board Member
Convio Inc

Board Member
WLT-US

Board Member
World Parks Endowment

Board Member
Consumers Union

SCP Steering Committee Member
The Natural Step

National Leadership Fellow
Kellogg Foundation

Founder
Rainforest Alliance

Consultant, Adviser and Board Member
People

Board Member
Grist Magazine Inc

Board Member
PFAW

Advisory Board Member
Earth Love Fund

Advisory Board Member
National Foreign Language Center

Founder
Catalog Choice

Education

BA

Ohio State University

Executive MBA

Stern School of Business

MBA

Stern School of Business

MBA

Stern School of Business at New York University

Web References (108 Total References)


Advisory Board | FoodTank.com

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Daniel Katz Daniel Katz is the Senior Program Director at The Overbrook Foundation.


The Overbrook Foundation Board & Staff | The Overbrook Foundation

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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

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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.


Staff & Board | Grist

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Daniel Katz The Overbrook Foundation


Staff Bios | Grist

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Daniel Katz, Member (New York, N.Y.) Daniel is an internationally recognized conservationist and social innovator. At the age of 24, he co-founded the Rainforest Alliance, now considered one of the world's premier conservation organizations. The Rainforest Alliance is active in more than 70 countries, and was one of the first organizations to work with businesses to change management practices. Today, it is the world's largest nonprofit certifier, working on products that range from Gibson guitars to Lipton tea. Daniel remains chair of the Rainforest Alliance's board, and is also the senior program director in the Environment at The Overbrook Foundation. At the foundation, he launched Catalog Choice.org, which offers an easy way for its 1.2 million users to stop the flow of unwanted catalogs into their mailboxes. He has an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and is the editor of two volumes, Why Freedom Matters: The Spirit of the Declaration of Independence in Prose, Poetry and Song and Tales from the Jungle: A Rainforest Reader.

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