Adam Lowry - Founder of Method Products, Ripple Foods & Sugarbreak
Adam Lowry is a former climate scientist and the founder of several mission-driven businesses, including Method Products, Ripple Foods, and Sugarbreak, all public benefit corporations. Adam designs businesses with sustainability principles at their core, so that their growth produces positive social and environmental impacts. His businesses have eliminated more than a million tons of GHG emissions and a thousand tons of plastic waste, saved more than 100 billion gallons of water, and created hundreds of green manufacturing jobs on four continents; all while creating more than a billion dollars in shareholder value. Adam's companies have been named #7 on the Inc 500 list of fastest growing private companies in the US; #16 on Fast Company's Fast 50 World's Most Innovative Companies; and twice named to the Global CleanTech 100. Adam has contributed countless innovations to the sustainable business space that span from packaging to green chemistry to urban revitalization. Adam has been honored as recipient of The Circular Economy Award from the World Economic Forum and the global Citizen Award from the Clinton Global Initiative for his leadership in the private sector. Adam is a Catto Environmental Fellow at the Aspen Institute and holds a B.S., Chemical Engineering, from Stanford University. On this episode, Adam shares his one way ticket to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. Adam also talks about founding Method Product, Ripple Foods and Sugarbreak and their impact in our daily lives. Adam is just one of the dynamic personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back. Their destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Former Senator, Joe Lieberman; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals and more.