CEO & Founder of Impact ROI
Steve Rochlin is Founder and CEO of Impact ROI. Impact ROI, LLC (formerly known as IO Sustainability) helps organizations achieve superior social, environmental, and financial performance. Through research and management consulting, Impact ROI assesses the value of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and enables our clients to design high-impact strategies that support people, planet, and profit. As the lead author of the acclaimed Project ROI research series (described by Forbes as “a Godsend”) Steve has developed the pathway for companies to deliver sustainable and collaborative impact that is also profitable.
Steve has over 20 years of experience in sustainability and corporate responsibility (S&CR). He has advised leading companies across a wide variety of industry sectors on how to improve sustainability performance in a way that drives competitive success. He was co-founder and CEO of Impact ROI’s precursor, IO Sustainability. For AccountAbility, Steve served as the Head of North America, Director of Global Advisory Services, and a member of the Board of Directors. For the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Steve served as the Head of Research and Development. Under his leadership, both organizations demonstrated growth in revenues, reputation, and international presence.
Steve is co-author of two books on S&CR: Beyond Good Company: Next Generation Corporate Citizenship and Untapped: Creating Value in Underserved Markets. He is a Senior Fellow for the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center. He is also a Senior Fellow in Social Innovation for Babson College. Steve obtained his MPP from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and his A.B. from Brown University.