Tom Eggert

Position title: Senior Lecturer, Business Sustainability, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies


Phone: (608) 279-8608

2nd Floor, Meiklejohn House
228 N. Charter Street
Madison, WI 53715

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Tom Eggert

Tom Eggert is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council and is a senior lecturer in sustainability at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has taught classes on sustainability since 1997 and developed the graduate certificate in Business, Environment & Social Responsibility. He has spoken about sustainable consumption in India at the Center for South Asia (2012). In addition to his work with UW-Madison, he works with the Department of Natural Resources on Wisconsin’s Environmental Leadership program (Green Tier) and as the business sustainability lead. Additionally, he is President of the Board of Wisconsin Microfinance; a non-profit that raises money for microloans in Haiti. He holds a law degree from George Washington University, a Masters in Public Administration from UW, and, prior to law school, was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.