Future 500 President and CEO Bill Shireman is called "a master of environmental entrepreneurism." He has resolved conflicts between some of the world’s largest corporations and environmental activist groups.
Shireman forged partnerships between Mitsubishi Motors, Mitsubishi Electric and the Rainforest Action Network to save the Shireman is an engaging, humorous, and thought-provoking public speaker whose presentations consistently gain top ratings from attendees in a wide variety of conference settings: corporate, environmental, professional, and academic.
Shireman has keynoted many business and environmental conferences, and presented provocative, practical, humorous, and inspiring speeches and workshops to the State of the World Forum, California State Legislature, National Recycling Congress, World Future Society, Global Environmental Management Initiative, California Resource Recovery Association, Society of the Plastics Industries, Coca-Cola Foods and many other groups.
His workshop and speech topics include business-environmental conflict resolution, eco-capitalism, the profit in sustainability, measurement and management tools of industrial ecology, new agendas for social activists, market-based environmentalism and related topics.