Ms. Andrea Putman

Ms. Andrea Putman

Vice President SoAR Foundation

Andrea Putman is Vice President at the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation. Previously, she was Director of Higher Education for MomentUs at ecoAmerica, a non-profit that uses research and strategic partnerships to create large scale engagement programs that build awareness and action for climate solutions among mainstream Americans.

Andrea was President of Green Innovations, a woman-owned small business that provided expertise on innovative best practices to transition academic institutions toward net-zero energy campuses profitably. She served as Second Nature’s Director of Corporate Partnerships for the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, a network of over 670 college and university presidents and chancellors who have made institutional commitments to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions from campus operations.

Andrea is the co-author of Boldly Sustainable: Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change and The Business Case for Renewable Energy: A Guide for Colleges and Universities, and the editor of Financing Sustainability on Campus. As Director of Sustainability Financing for Second Nature, Andrea co-managed the partnership between the Clinton Climate Initiative and ACUPCC. She served on the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Advisory Council. Andrea was a developer/facilitator for Ithaca College’s Professional Certificate in Sustainability Leadership, a certified Energy Manager, and a LEED Accredited Professional.