April 6, 2016
President, Sol Economics
Eric Leenson is President of Sol Economics , a firm that builds strong links between socially responsible enterprises throughout North and South America. He has been involved in the fields of socially responsible investing (SRI) and business for more than 30 years, serving as the CEO of Progressive Asset Management, the first full-service brokerage in the United States to specialize in SRI. Leenson currently serves as a strategic advisor to Forum Empresa, based in Santiago, Chile, an organization he cofounded.
Eric Leenson also has extensive insight into Cuba and seeks to answer how can Cuba achieve an optimum balance between business competitiveness, economic well-being, and the preservation of long-held social values, while also building Cuban sustainability. He is also the author of mini-primer on “Doing Business in Cuba.” Helpful hints for U.S. Investors, Social Entrepreneurs and Organizations.