Al is a Senior Director in the Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety department at Johnson & Johnson where he directs the Global Product Stewardship and Green Marketing programs.  He has over 30 years experience in the EHS field and leads Johnson & Johnson’s EARTHWARDS® greener product design process, product stewardship objectives of the Healthy Future 2015 sustainability goals, green marketing, and emerging issues programs.  Prior to J&J, Al worked for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection and at an environmental consulting firm.  Al received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Policy from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati where he researched EHS self-regulation programs.  He is the author of the books, Greener Products: the Making & Marketing of Sustainable Brands (CRC Press 2011) and “Industry Self-Regulation and Voluntary Environmental Compliance” (CRC Press, 2002) and has written numerous articles on product stewardship and environmental compliance.  
Education
Ph.D. Union Institute & University 2000
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Environmental Policy: voluntary industry compliance.  
Personal Interests
Number one is my family - I am happily married and have 3children.  Athletics, basketball, tennis, golf.  
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