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Jil Zilligen consults for companies working to align their business practices with their values and missions. Prior to this, she served as chief sustainability officer at Shaklee Corp. and as chief sustainability officer at Nau, Inc. At Nau, she was responsible for creating a brand, customer experience, and product line that minimized negative environmental impacts, maximized equity for all, and set new benchmarks for corporate responsibility and philanthropy. Jil was previously executive director of 1% For the Planet, an alliance of companies committed to conservation work and corporate philanthropy. She was also vice president of environmental initiatives at Patagonia, where she helped shape the policies, practices and performance of the company for almost ten years. She has held positions on the board of directors of the Conservation Alliance, Environmental Grantmakers Association, and Wildlife Damage Review. In 2007, Time Magazine named Jil one of 25 "Creative Visionaries." Jil holds a bachelor of arts from Wesleyan University and has completed the Executive Education program at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Catto Fellowship of The Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.