Founder & Principal Consultant
Mike Hower is a sustainability communicator and connector committed to helping purpose-driven businesses and people unlock their full potential for positive impact. As founder and principal consultant at Hower Impact, he works with companies to translate sustainability strategy into stories that inform, engage and inspire investors, customers, employees, regulators and other stakeholders in the service of social, environmental and business goals. Through his Impact Hired initiative, he works to connect and engage corporate sustainability professionals at all stages of their careers.
Mike’s experience and expertise ranges from ESG strategy and reporting to sustainability communication strategy and engagement. He has nearly 15 years of experience working with leading companies on sustainability strategy and communications in tech, apparel, food and climate tech, among others.
Throughout his career, Mike has written for GreenBiz, Sustainable Brands and Triple Pundit. He continues to contribute to GreenBiz today, where he writes about the latest trends in sustainable business and communication.
He holds a master's degree in strategic communication from George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in political science and history from the University of California, Davis.