Contributor

Olivia Zaleski

journalist, columnist, news anchor

OLIVIA ZALESKI is a journalist focused on environmentalism as it relates to business, corporate best practice and executive thinking.<br /> <br /> As <a href="http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/greenbiz/">CNNmoney's</a> environmental correspondent, Olivia Zaleski has interviewed and reported on a plethora of world-business leaders and policy influencers from <a href=" http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/04/29/fortune.bg.soros.fortune/">George Soros</a> to Robert Kennedy Jr., <a href="http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/07/06/f_bg_ford_batteries_hybrid.fortune/">Bill Ford</a> and Environmental Protection Administrator <a href=" http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/02/17/fortune.bg.epa.jackson.fortune/">Lisa Jackson</a>.<br /> <br /> The host and co-producer of CNN and Fortune Magazine's Emmy-nominated series, "<a href="http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/07/06/f_bg_ford_batteries_hybrid.fortune/">Business of Green</a>," Olivia examines the corporate sustainability claims and business ethics of America's largest corporations (including <a href=" http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/04/21/fortune.bsg.scjohnson.windex.fortune/">SC Johnson and Company</a>, <a href="http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/04/21/fortune.bsg.crane.nuclear.fortune/">NRG Energy</a>, and <a href="http://money.cnn.com/video/fortune/2009/04/21/fortune.bsg.duke.emissions.fortune/">Duke Energy</a>).<br /> <br /> Olivia is also the host of <em>Money Magazine's</em> popular do-it-yourself video series, <em><a href="http://money.cnn.com/video/series/homework/">Home Work</a></em>. Here Olivia offers homeowners advice on simple yet effective ways to save energy and money while cashing in on stimulus dollars.<br /> <br /> When not reporting on environmental issues, grilling Fortune 500 CEOs or offering eco-focused home tips on CNNmoney, Olivia can be found making regular appearances as an environmental authority on <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=4254485&affil=wabc">ABC’s Good Morning America Now</a>, Discovery Networks’ TreehuggerTV, Hearst Magazine’s TheDailyGreen.com and MarieClaire.com, Isaac Mizrahi TV, PlumTV, the CW, “The Dr. Pat Show" and nationally syndicated morning news program, <em>The Daily Buzz</em>.<br /> <br /> Zaleski also lectures on corporate social responsibility and sustainability. She recently moderated the <a href="http://www.lohas.com/forum/speakers/09_zaleski.html">Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability Forum</a> in Boulder Co. and also keynoted the <a href="http://www.greentravelsummit.com/Default.aspx?id=873ab5d1-9087-44f3-a941-f418cba89f41">2009 Green Travel Summit</a> in Newport Beach.