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Carol Pierson Holding is President and Founder, Holding Associates. Carol serves as Guest Blogger for CSRHub. Her firm has focused on the intersection of brand and social responsibility, working with Cisco Systems, Wilmington Trust,, the US EPA, Yale University’s School of Environmental Sciences, and various non-profits. Before founding Holding Associates, Carol worked in executive management positions at Siegel & Gale, McCann Erickson, and Citibank. She is a Board Member of AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation). Carol received her AB from Smith College and her MBA from Harvard University.

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An Open Letter to President Drew Faust, Harvard University
In a few months, you will retire from Harvard University and be free to direct your colossal talents wherever you want. I’m writing with an idea of how you could contribute to the climate change mitigation effort in a way no-one else can, and in the process, reverse what I think may be the only blemish on your otherwise outstanding record: forsaking the...
Apr 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Rays of Hope for 2017
Donald Trump’s picks for his cabinet and advisors created a climate denier’s dream team, and their promises to renege on the Paris Climate Agreement and dismantle the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency are firing up the global Green movement big time. Trump’s ...
Jan 5, 2017 11:40 AM ET
Can Business Trump Trump’s Anti-Climate Stance
By Carol Pierson Holding Donald Trump’s election has sent the global climate community into a tailspin. It seems every climate change action supporter is making lists of the awful things he’s planning to do, so I’ll turn to the very succinct one I received in a Sunday morning email from Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club: End of Paris...
Nov 15, 2016 1:25 PM ET
Ask the Plants for Help Adapting to Climate Change
By: Carol Pierson Holding Last week on CBS News I watched a piece about Dutch farmer Marc van Rijsselberghe, who is running experiments in the Texel Islands, Netherlands, to...
Oct 12, 2016 1:05 PM ET
Climate Woes Demand Both War and Civil Action
By: Carol Pierson Holding For at least a decade, I’ve been a huge fan of Bill McKibben, thought leader for the climatemovement. But his most recent article in ...
Sep 21, 2016 10:30 AM ET