Martin H. Wolf
Sustainability & Authenticity Seventh Generation, Inc
Martin H. Wolf creates the frameworks for design of sustainable products at Seventh Generation, Inc., a manufacturer/distributor of ecological household and personal care products. He also creates frameworks for more sustainable systems of commerce, and for working with other businesses, industry associations, legislators and regulators to implement those frameworks. Wolf brings over 40 years of experience in industrial and environmental chemistry to his work. He has conducted studies of environmental fate and metabolism for agricultural chemicals, the occurrence of hazardous chemicals in the environment, and the life cycles of product systems; and has also designed more sustainable household cleaning products. Prior to joining Seventh Generation, he was president and CEO of Cambridge Analytical Associates (Boston, MA), a publicly traded, environmental testing and consulting company.
Wolf has been appointed a Fellow of the Aspen Institute, Environmental Forum; a member of National Academy of Science’s Committee on Design and Evaluation of Safer Chemical Substitutions; a member of the Working Group on Toxic Chemical Use in Vermont for the state’s Agency of Natural Resources; and a member of the Working Group on Chemicals of High Concern for Children for the State of Vermont Department of Health. Wolf has also received an EPA Region 1 Environmental Merit Award and the American Cleaning Institute’s Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award. He holds an M.A. in Chemistry from Yeshiva University (New York) and a B.S. in Chemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Massachusetts).