Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies and globally recognized expert on green business, will be the keynote speaker at the ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry Polyurethanes 2010 Technical Conference.

Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies and globally recognized expert on green business, will be the keynote speaker at the ACC Center for the Polyurethanes Industry Polyurethanes 2010 Technical Conference held at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

The event will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, and the Keynote will start at 10 a.m. Winston will address the environmental pressures and powerful stakeholders driving companies to go green and describe the strategies and tools the world's best companies use to innovate and profit in this new, environmentally-sensitive world.

Winston is co-author ofGreen to Gold, a best-selling guide to what works and what doesn’t when companies go green. His book, Green Recovery, helps companies use environmental thinking to survive economic downturns and thrive in times of growth. Winston is dedicated to helping companies large and small use environmental strategy to grow, create enduring value and build stronger relationships with employees, customers and other stakeholders.

Winston has significant experience as a corporate strategy consultant and marketing executive. Winston is a regular contributor to theHarvard Business ReviewandThe Huffington Post, and is widely quoted in countless publications, includingThe Wall Street Journal, Time, Business WeekandForbes. He received his B.A. in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.