Vice President of Environmental Affairs
Allison Jordan is Vice President, Environmental Affairs for Wine Institute, a public policy association of nearly 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses. She also serves as Executive Director of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, a non-governmental organization incorporated in 2003 by Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers to promote environmental and social responsibility in California – the fourth largest wine region in the world – through the Sustainable Winegrowing Program and Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing. Previously, Jordan was a Senior Associate at SureHarvest and Vice President and Acting Executive Director of Resource Renewal Institute. She holds a Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School at UC Berkeley and a Psychology B.A. from Allegheny College, and is a fellow in the German Marshall Fund’s American Marshall Memorial Fellowship program. Jordan and her husband are founding partners of Giordano Bros., a San Francisco-based restaurant, and parents of Sadie and Bo.
In our Opening Plenary, thought leaders from academia, government and industry will share their experience embedding sustainability in their work. From the classroom, to one of our country’s largest counties to the wineries in California, our panelists will share their insights on issues ranging from the impact of climate change in their industries to ways […]