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Tedd Saunders

Tedd Saunders  
CSO, The Saunders Hotel Group
& President, EcoLogical Solutions
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Tedd Saunders is Chief Sustainability Officer of The Saunders Hotel Group, President of EcoLogical Solutions, and Co-Owner of The Lenox Hotel and hotels along the United States’ Eastern Seaboard.

Often credited with pioneering luxury, urban ecotourism worldwide in 1989, he’s continues to create game-changing sustainable business models for the world's largest service industry--travel and tourism.

In 1992 Tedd formed EcoLogical Solutions, which has advised The White House, The Prince of Wales' Business Leaders Forum, Taj Hotels, Harvard University and hotel companies around the globe.

With his industry leadership, Saunders Hotel Group has earned numerous prestigious honors including a U.S. Presidential Gold Medal, Energy Star Partner Of The Year award and British Airways' Tourism for Tomorrow prize. Feature stories in The New York Times, CNN, USA Today and NBC Nightly News praise his trendsetting approach and accomplishments.

Author of The Bottom Line of Green is Black, published by Harper Collins, Tedd sits on the boards of CERES, UCS, Woods Hole Research Center, E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) and ELM’s Corporate Council. He speaks at business and sustainability conferences around the world and advocates with national politicians.

Tedd and his brothers are developing a 33-story LEED Gold hotel and residential skyscraper in Back Bay Boston, right next door to the iconic John Hancock tower.

Tedd is married to his beloved wife, Ella and they have twins. He and his family live in Boston. Tedd has a twin brother Todd, which is why he has a second d in his name.