Kevin Sweeney is an independent consultant with expertise in corporate responsibility, strategic planning and communications. As an executive at Patagonia, he ran marketing efforts and was director of environmental strategies when the company was emerging as a global environmental leader. He helped found the Fair Labor Association and wrote groundbreaking CSR reports for several major companies.
Kevin was chief of staff at the Alliance for Climate Protection and ran several foundation-funded climate projects. He was special assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, worked as staff on Capital Hill and helped lead multiple presidential campaigns. His articles on business, politics and culture have appeared on Salon.com, and in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and other publications. He is based in Oakland, Calif.