NOTE: This post is the BIO of Greenway Communique author Nathan Schock (pictured here). It will be updated regularly.
is a digital advocate of sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He wants to help communicators improve their delivery of this information to the public in order to drive social change. Although he monitors communications from all sectors, his primary focus is business, because it it the only institution with the resources necessary to implement the lasting changes needed to preserve and protect the environment.
To that end, Nathan sees his role as a digital curator of news, information - and especially - best practices for green communications. Daily, he wades through hundreds of news feeds, tweets and podcasts to find the best information and serve it up to the readers of his personal blog, Greenway Communique
and his reading list
. That work led Greenopolis to name Nathan to their list of The Top 50 Green Folks on Twitter
. Nathan has been published in PRSA Tactics magazine
, the Public Relations Strategist
, O'Dwyer's Magazine
, the Green Economy Post
, Sustainable Life Media
, Triple Pundit
and his writing is featured in the blogs of The Inspired Economist
, Renewable Energy World
, Sioux Falls Green Project
. He is also a regular contributor
to the Thoughts Leaders series from Sustainable Industries.
Over the past decade, Nathan has held a variety of communications roles that required work in renewable energy, manufacturing, electoral politics, food, financial services, software, health care and entertainment. Over that time, he developed a passion for green communications and cleantech.
In his current role as the director of public affairs and corporate social responsibility for POET
, Nathan oversees media relations, community relations, social media and a variety of other aspects of communications for one of the largest producers of biofuels in the world. Nathan is a frequent contributor to the company's two blogs, Rhapsody in Green
and Project LIBERTY
. Through Nathan's leadership, POET has become well-known as a socially-networked biofuels company with presences established on YouTube
and many more. Much of the content is aggregated on the company's news page
. Nathan is also a member of the committee that drives POET's sustainability initiative, Ingreenuity
Last update: 2/22/12
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