Jacob Park is Associate Professor of Business Strategy and Sustainability at Green Mountain College in Vermont (USA), specializing in social and environmental innovation, entrepreneurship, and management, with a special expertise/interest in emerging economies in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Caribbean regions. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and serves on the editorial boards of Business Strategy and the Environment and Journal of Corporate Citizenship. His book Crisis of Global Environmental Governance: Towards a New Political Economy of Sustainability was published in 2008 by Routledge and Ecology of the New Economy: Sustainable Transformation of Global Information Technology, Communication, and Electronics Industries was published in 2002 by Greenleaf Publishing.
He serves on and contributes to a wide range of international scientific, environmental, and market development efforts, including the UNEP Global Environment Outlook 6 Regional Coordinating Lead Author (North America), and as the Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies Investment Committee member of Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, a Nairobi, Kenya-based $250 million sustainable investment fund. He is also the former Chair of U.S. Sustainable and Responsible Investment Forum’s International Working Group Steering Committee as well as a former Japanese and Asian equity specialist for ISIS Asset Management (now F&C Asset Management), a London-based investment company, and an ethical research consultant with Green Cay Asset Management, a socially responsible hedge fund/financial investment company.