Seemingly Charles’s life has taken two distinct tracks – first, he’s a non-profit and corporate executive who’s won over 30 awards for leading environmental sustainability programs, and second, he’s an accomplished writer and folk musician. Among his list of accomplishments include conducting an Arctic climate science expedition, developing a company’s internal corporate social responsibility framework, and awaiting the release of two embargoed writing projects with Marvel. He was also nominated for an Emmy and a Grammy but didn’t win either. He lives in Oakland, California, and wherever there’s a good drum beat.
“Charles Orgbon III, CEO of Greening Forward, is 20 seconds into his speech to an auditorium filled with architects, engineers, teachers and builders and it is clear that he is the brightest person in the room,” Cool Green Schools writes.