Marc Gunther

Marc Gunther

Chef and Owner
A Taste of Elegance Catering

Marc Gunther is a veteran journalist, speaker, and writer whose focus is business and sustainability. He is editor at large of Guardian Sustainable Business US and a contributor at FORTUNE magazine. He’s also a husband and father, a lover of the outdoors and a marathon runner.

Marc is the author or co-author of four books, including Faith and Fortune: How Compassionate Capitalism is Transforming American Business (Crown 2004). His newest book, Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, was published in 2012 as an Amazon Kindle Single.

Before joining FORTUNE in 1996, Marc worked for more than 20 years for newspapers including The Paterson (N.J.) News, The Hartford Courant, The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press. He has contributed to The New York , The Washington Post and Slate, among other publications. He has appeared on NBC, ABC, PBS, CNN and NPR. He is a skilled moderator who speaks at conferences, corporate events and colleges.

Marc serves on the board of Net Impact, a organization whose mission is to inspire, educate and equip people to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. He is the creator and co-chair of Brainstorm Green, FORTUNE’s annual conference on business and the environment.

He has a B.A. from Yale. He grew up in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, and now lives in Bethesda, Md.