Andrew Winston helps business leaders build THRIVING, SUSTAINABLE companies that profit by solving the world's biggest challenges.

Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take

One of the Financial Times’ Best Business Books of the Year

The legendary CEO Paul Polman and global expert on sustainability Andrew Winston offer this urgent and inspiring book, showing you how to build companies that profit by fixing the world’s problems, not creating them. You will unleash innovation, attract the best people, thrill customers, boost trust, create lasting partnerships…and satisfy your investors as a result.

Net Positive by Paul Polman and Andrew Winston



Andrew is one of the most sought-after and entertaining speakers on megatrends, climate change, and sustainability strategy and innovation. He shows audiences how the world’s environmental and social challenges create both enormous risks and vast opportunities for business. Andrew has delivered hundreds of inspiring keynotes on 5 continents to…top execs of Fortune 500 companies, customer and supplier meetings, large industry conferences, and high-profile events like the World Innovation Forum and TED.



Over his entire career, Andrew has worked in and with multinationals, including earlier roles with BCG and within large media companies. Since his shift to focus on how to build sustainable businesses more than 20 years ago, Andrew has been a trusted adviser at the highest levels of companies, helping leaders understand megatrends and build robust sustainability strategies and companies that thrive by solving the world’s challenges.


Andrew’s books, articles, and LinkedIn posts make him one of the world’s most read and followed voices in sustainability and corporate strategy. He has written four influential books, including The Big Pivot, Green to Gold  – which Inc. Magazine included on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own – and his latest best-seller, Net Positive. Co-authored with legendary CEO Paul Polman, this revolutionary book has made best business books of the year lists in multiple countries, such as Financial Times, BusinessWeek, and Globe and Mail. He’s also written hundreds of articles in high profile outlets like Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review.

Executive Education

How can you accelerate learning and action on sustainability in your organizations? 

Explore our new offerings of executive and employee education classes, with both shorter, online-only classes for individuals (or teams) and a deeper dive class for cohorts of executives and managers (powered by BCG U and co-hosted by Andrew).