Richard has played a key role in building the responsible business movement. He has worked at the intersection of business, policy and advocacy for thirty years. This includes the UN Environment Programme, several renewable energy firms, NYC government, and with advocacy organizations on sustainability, energy and CSR issues. He is co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council and served eight years as the Vice President of Policy. He was Business Director for the Apollo Alliance; Co-director of Colorado Clean Tech for Obama; board member of New Hampshire BSR, and adjunct faculty with Boston College. He teaches at the University of Denver and serves on the board of Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center.