Founder and Principal, Niagara Share
in Buffalo, NY
Alexandra McPherson has spent the last twenty years leading innovative environmental initiatives that leverage the collective creativity of communities and industries. Niagara Share builds cross-sectoral partnerships that advance social and environmental entrepreneurship. She co-leads the Collaborative for the Regenerative Economy (CoRE) with the University at Buffalo's Materials Design and Innovation Department and Clean Production Action (CPA). CoRE is investing in new material innovation and clean production solutions for our renewable energy economy. Ms McPherson also leads the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN), an investor collaborative housed at CPA, an organization Ms. McPherson co-founded and led for over a decade. IEHN builds corporate support for green chemistry initiatives in partnership with its membership network of 30 investment organizations managing over $55B in assets. Ms. McPherson holds a degree in Communication from the University at New Hampshire. She is a trustee for the Nichols School (Buffalo, NY) and serves on boards of the Western New York Environmental Alliance and Clean and Healthy New York.
BY CORE — ALEXANDRA MCPHERSON & TYRA JOHNSON
@ VOL 19
ON MAR 14, 2018
"When sustainabilty is framed in a different way that connects with peoples' core needs and values, it unleashes empowerment."
In CoRE Sustainability from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 19, Tyra Johnson, Founder and President or Blue Sky Design Supply and Alexandra McPherson, Founder and Principal of Niagara Share, present a new sustainability program in Buffalo, the Collaboratory for the Regenerative Economy (CoRE). The CoRE initiative is a research and education partnership led by the University at Buffalo Department of Materials Design and Innovation, in partnership with Clean Production Action and Niagara Share, that brings together complementary expertise – in research, market analysis, policy formulation, and social innovation -- to support the transition towards a safer materials economy.