Daniela Saltzman is the founder and CEO of Saltzman & Co., a communications advisory firm that enables companies to generate value from sustainable products and services.
Daniela has been actively researching and publishing on the profitable intersection between business and sustainability since 2003. From 2010-2017 she was with Generation Investment Management, a leading sustainable investment firm co-founded by Vice President Al Gore and David Blood with $15bn+ in assets under management. She led Generation’s advocacy work on Sustainable Capitalism and was the Director of The Generation Foundation. Prior to joining Generation, Daniela was with Goldman Sachs in the investment banking legal group.
Daniela received her B.A. from Brown University (honors) and her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
While at Brown, Daniela developed and helped teach a pioneering course on Social Entrepreneurship and wrote an honors thesis titled Corporate Social Responsibility on Wall Street: A Must. During her graduate work at Harvard, she was part of a leading team of researchers on the topic of corporate sustainability disclosure and was a co-editor of The Landscape of Integrated Reporting: Reflections and Next Steps (Boston: Harvard Business School, 2010). Daniela has authored several white papers and articles that have appeared in numerous publications including Harvard Business Review and Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Daniela is an advisory board member at the Resolution Project, a nonprofit organization empowering young social entrepreneurs globally.