World Champion Freeskier Alison Gannett travels the world in search of a ski great ski adventure. Not only does she love to telemark, alpine, nordic and snowboard, but she also dedicates a majority of her life to saving our snow, by focusing on solutions to climate change.
Alison graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors from the University of Vermont, specializing in Climate Change, and EthnoBotany, and went onto study alternative energy and energy efficient building design at Solar Energy International. She opened her first business dedicated to climate change in 1991, and has founded and runs four non-profits dedicated to solutions for global warming, including the Save Our Snow Foundation. She spends the majority of her time training individuals, businesses and governments around the world on her four-step CROP™ solution framework for global warming.
In addition her many skiing titles and ski film roles around the world, in both telemarking and alpine skiing, she also walks the green walk and talks the green talk. She designed and built the first straw bale home in a National Historic District in 1997, and converted the world's first solar-powered PHEV SUV - a plug-in-hybrid modified Ford Escape that gets over 100 miles to the gallon. She also uses her fame as a World Champion Extreme Skier, using her crazy ski expeditions to bring attention to her research on documenting global warming/glacial recession in Bolivia, Argentina, Bhutan, India, South Africa, France, Switzerland, Canada, The US, and Pakistan. She has appeared in many movies, TV shows, and Magazines and has received many awards for her work. In addition to titles such as "Freeskier of the Year", this year she was nominated by Outside Magazine as a "Green-All-Star" for her efforts on solutions to climate change, alongside such greats as Willie Nelson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
During the winter, she is on tour in her converted SUV, for her "Global Cooling Tour" - traveling the world illustrating solutions to climate change while skiing powder that she is trying to save. From teaching her Rippin Chix Steep Skiing Camps and Avalanche Clinics, filming for Hollywood, writing and shooting, demonstrating carbon footprints and solar panels, there is never a dull moment.
Alison’s Global Cooling Ski Adventure Show- A One Hour Multimedia Presentation
How to Systematically Green Your Business AND Save Money- A Seminar and Business Plan Framework
This seminar will focus a business plan framework to systematically green your business, school, event communitiy or government. Learn how a transparent and authentic strategy can improve sales, reduce waste, increase employee retention, and customer loyalty. Study real world company and community examples - such as Walmart, Head Skis, Timberland, City of Fort Collins, and Patagonia, and how they have made changes - both benefiting business, green marketing and the planet. Alison presents this seminar around the world, including Al Gore’s Climate Project trainings. How to be green, save money and the planet. Alison’s CROP Framework provides an easy system to be systematically reduce waste, energy and carbon emissions, while reducing overhead costs with the best return on investment. Increase your market share and employee retention while getting a jumpstart on upcoming mandatory legislation.
- Are you seeking to be more comprehensively green?
- Want to be more profitable?
- Confused by long laundry lists of climate change solutions?
- Not sure of which strategies are most cost-effective?
- Want to reduce overhead and save the planet’s ecosystems?
- Desire authentic, transparent, and measurable global cooling tools?
- Want a head start on federal and state mandated regulations on carbon?
- Are you wanting authentic and comprehensive green marketing tools to attract more customers?
- Want to eliminate greenwashing?
Alison Gannett is available for presentations, trainings, and/or workshops on solutions to global warming. During her one-hour presentation, learn her four-part CROP solutions framework - how to calculate a carbon footprint, strategies for reducing carbon foot prints in buildings, transportation, consumption, and policy, how to properly buy carbon offsets, and the final step - how to produce your own power, through such sources as wind, solar, geothermal, and mini-hydro.
Not only is her four-part CROP framework easy to use and understand, as well as systematic and measurable, it focuses on identifying low-hanging fruit, excellent return on investment, and a cost-payback analysis of potential carbon reduction strategies.
Have your cake and eat it too - Your company or organization can be more profitable, while ALSO saving our planet’s ecosystems for our children, AND providing an authentic green marketing story.
Trainings and workshops are available in half-day and full day formats. The four-part CROP solutions framework will be taught specifically tailored to your company or organization. Alison will facilitate the process, with a resulting plan.