Sustainable Brands

  • California


3 Meacham Place
San Francisco
United States

About Us

Sustainable Brands is a learning, collaboration and commerce community of over 348,000 sustainable business leaders from around the globe. Our mission is to empower more brands to prosper by leading the way to a better world.

Launched in 2006, Sustainable Brands has become a global learning, collaboration, and commerce community of forward-thinking business and brand strategy, marketing, innovation and sustainability professionals who are leading the way to a better future. We recognize that brands today have a unique role to play in both focusing corporate energy and also influencing culture. We seek to enable the success of better brands that are helping shift the world to a sustainable economy by helping them embed purpose-driven environmental and social innovation into the DNA of their business so that sustainability becomes a core driver of business and brand value. 

We inspire, engage and equip our community to profitably innovate for sustainability by facilitating community interaction at large and small scale, and by providing supporting resources including online content, live events, a learning library, a solutions provider directory, and more.

Looking for a stellar opportunity to contribute to today's shift in business, while playing a key role in helping shape and build our international sustainable business community? Come join us to contribute your talents, build your network, gain valuable work experience and credentials, and make a difference at the same time. 

Our Dream 

To shift the world to a sustainable economy that is equitable and rich with choice and delight 

Our Spirit  

Home for courageous optimists  

Our Focus 

To Inspire and enable more brands to prosper by leading the way to a flourishing future  

Whom We Serve  

Business leaders and sustainability practitioners who see sustainability as an essential driver of brand innovation, value creation and positive impact 

How We Deliver Our Promise

  • Face-to-face events 
  • Conferences & Activation Hub
  • Member Meetings
  • Trainings/workshops
  • On-going digital communication: Daily news & opinion, e-newsletters, member press room
  • Online Training and Research/Learning Support: Webinars, research library, solutions directory
  • Custom Research /Content Creation Services 

Our Beliefs 

  • Brands are uniquely equipped to align business and society on the path to a better future
  • Those brands that accept this challenge will prosper in the 21st Century
  • Accomplishing this challenge requires a new way of seeing the world – along with a new set of skills, tools, and collaborators. We exist to help.

Our Character

Smart, Fun, Authentic, Respectful, Inspiring, Strategic, Passionate, Honest vs. Perfect, Adaptive/Resilient, Inclusive, Happy!!! 

Our Voice 

  • Focused on opportunity and solutions, not obstacles and criticism
  • Informed about what is, while presenting a sense of what could be
  • A catalyst and connector emphasizing mutual respect, inviting intelligent discourse and celebrating progress wherever it is found

Guiding Principles 

  • Serve as a bridge between sustainable brand innovators across all circles
  • Create a space for systemic innovation
  • Embrace and encourage the practice of thinking in terms of both/and
  • Support open, authentic, straight talk
  • Aspire to be the kind of better brand we seek 

About Us & Benefits We Offer

Headquartered in San Francisco with managing partners all over the world, our workplace is full of creative, intelligent, progressive sustainability and events professionals, who are driven to build a new economy in which all people (including our employees!) thrive. We offer full time employees:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full health, dental, vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • 401(k) contributions
  • Opportunity to work remotely on Fridays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Performance reviews, raises, and bonuses
  • Workplace perks like snacks, drinks, and regular happy hours