Chris Castoro

Advisory Board

Chris has been called a emerging social “eco-preneur”, community organizer, and sustainability professional with a passion for accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy. He’s currently the senior adviser for Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando developing policies and programs to support the sustainability and energy related goals of the Green Works Orlando municipal and community action plans.In 2008, Chris co-founded IDEAS For Us, an international 501c3 nonprofit and UN-accredited NGO, building a global community working to advance environmental solutions and is currently serving as their Vice President. He’s been awarded a Delegate for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Clinton Global Initiative, selected as a ‘Global Shaper’ by the World Economic Forum, and is the co-founder and chairman of Florida Green Chamber of Commerce (FGCC), the first state-wide business chamber aimed at creating environmentally-friendly, sustainable business practices. In addition, has been recognized for his effort as a emerging environmental leader; including the prestigious IAMECO Warrior designation, formal recognition from President Bill Clinton, and ‘Champions of Change’ honorable mention from the White House & Obama Administration.