The Future Is Cool

Join us as we embark on this extraordinary journey. Cool Hive is your destination for captivating stories, cutting-edge designs, and influential voices that champion a brighter future. Together, let's make the world a cooler, greener, and a more compassionate place. Cool Hive celebrates innovations and sustainable life solutions.  We are passionate about sharing great design with the world. From banking to baby socks we can do better!

You are the architects of the sustainable future and Cool Hive is the Buzzzzz...

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Daisy Carlson

Former CEO | Executive Leadership Coach | Sustainability Advocate

With a legacy rooted in founding and leading a distinguished manufacturing and import company, Carlson spent over three decades pioneering the fusion of timeless design and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles. Guided by her background in marketing, design, and international business management, she now empowers global companies as an executive leadership coach and consultant, helping them develop cultures that are nimble with strategice and profitable integration of ESG. Carlson's journey, which includes academic pursuits at Stanford and Berkeley, mapping carbon sequestration benefits in Africa, and a passion for art and sailing, fuels a unique approach to leadership—one that champions sustainability, innovation, and lasting positive change. Cool HIve is her passion project to help the world see what a well designed cool future looks like.


Jonathan Storper

Created the Benefit Corp. Law

Jonathan leads the corporate department at Hanson Bridgett. He previously founded and led Hanson Bridgett’s sustainable law practice which focuses on developing a more sustainable economy by assisting mission driven companies and high impact investors in a variety of industries.


List of Advisors

Alphabetically by first name

Alberto Acito
Brewster Kahle
Bruce Katz
Carrie Gago

Daniel Erasmus
Debera Coburn
Dr. Marsha Bluto
Dr. Katherine Saxby
Eleanor - Bobby Lanahan
Frances Sawyer
Greg Niemeyer
Gago Media
Helene Marsh

Janine Benyus
Jan Jepsen
James Wojtowicz
Jonathan Livingston
Joslyn Thoresen
Kraemer Winslow
Lisa Ristorucci
Linda Novy
Logan Kahle
Mary Austin
Mary Ryan
Meghan Roberts
Rebecca Williams

Scott Summit
Terry Jones
Paul DJ Spooky
Paul Bozzo
Prof. Denise Labuda
Prof. Dan Higgens
Prof. John Douglas

Prof. Sally Benson


SF Academy Of Art University Team

The Young and Hungry Agency, based at the SF Academy of Art, joins forces with Cool Hive for a second semester. Nestled in San Francisco's Cannery building, the new office offers stunning bay views that shed ample light on the subject at hand. It brings me great joy to collaborate with this young and innovative team, as they play a pivotal role in shaping the new look, feel, and functionality of Cool Hive.


Katie Schmitz Eulitt


Katie's work in CSR  Business Strategy ranges from the development of teams and systems in start-up environments to helping Fortune 500 corporations integrate meaningful CSR programs and sustainable management practices as core elements of their business strategy.

You are the architects of the sustainable future and Cool Hive is the Buzzzzz..

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Cool Hive Daily, aims to pollinate sustainable ideas and extract the sweetest solutions to address the world's most pressing challenges. If you want to lend a hand to our digital, social and print outreach please drop us a line. Join us

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