Jeffrey Hollender (born 1954) is an American entrepreneur, author, and activist. He is known for his roles as co-founder and CEO of Seventh Generation Inc., a distributor of all-natural cleaning, paper, and personal care products. Hollender is also the co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council, a nonprofit advocacy group working to promote sustainable policy ideals, and is an author of books on sustainability.
From 1979 to 1987, Hollender was the president of Warner Audio Publishing, a division of Warner Communications. In 1988, Hollender acquired a small mail order catalog centered on energy conservation products known as Renew America. Renew America eventually transformed into Seventh Generation Inc.. For twenty years, Hollender acted as President, CEO, and "Chief Inspired Protagonist" of the Vermont-based company.
On June 1, 2009, Hollender stepped down from his role as CEO and became Executive Chairperson of Seventh Generation. Hollender was fired from Seventh Generation Inc. by the board of directors in October of 2010.
- 1954-11-08) November 8, 1954 (age 59), New York City, New York, US
- Founder & CEO of Sustain Condoms, Co-Founder of American Sustainable Business Council
- Known for
- Co-Founder & CEO of Seventh Generation Inc.
- Board member of
- Greenpeace, Kimberly-Clark