New York, US
Founder and CEO
Across industries, leaders and funders face inboxes packed with unsolicited pitches and requests for back-to-back meetings and calls. This dilemma inspired Time4Good a scheduling platform that helps sought-after people whittle down their emails by making meeting-seekers enter a lottery. “If you’re busy and in demand, consider how valuing some of your time for good could transform many lives, including your own,” said Time4Good founder Peter Boyd speaking at the high-powered TEDWomen conference in San Francisco on Oct 27.
“We will not be net-zero as a planet — we won’t be in balance — if we’re not working at every level,” said Green Task Force member Peter Boyd. “The journey to net-zero has to start locally.”After President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris climate agreement earlier this summer, mayors across the country expressed their intention to remain committed to its goals. First Selectman Jim Marpe joined a litany of mayors, states, universities, colleges and businesses in signing “We Are Still In,” a petition committing signees to continuing climate action and achieving the Paris agreement’s goals, in particular holding temperature warming below 2 degrees Celsius.