Sustain Natural is raising growth capital on CircleUp.

PRODUCTS

Started by Jeffrey Hollender, the founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation, and his daughter Meika, Sustain is a new brand of all natural sexual wellness products (condoms, lubricants and wipes) targeted towards women.

Started by Jeffrey Hollender, the founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation, and his daughter Meika, Sustain is a new brand of all natural sexual wellness products (condoms, lubricants and wipes) targeted towards women.

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INVESTOR PRESENTATION

TEAM

Jeffrey Hollender, Co-Founder & CEO

A leading authority on corporate responsibility, sustainability, and social equity, Jeffrey co-founded Seventh Generation more than twenty-five years ago. He built the fledgling company into a leading natural product brand with sales of over $150 million known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices. Jeffrey is Adjunct Professor of corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship at New York University and his passion for the environment and corporate responsibility is evident in each of his seven books, including “The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win” (2012) and his most recent, “Planet Home: Conscious Choices for Cleaning & ...
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A leading authority on corporate responsibility, sustainability, and social equity, Jeffrey co-founded Seventh Generation more than twenty-five years ago. He built the fledgling company into a leading natural product brand with sales of over $150 million known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices. Jeffrey is Adjunct Professor of corporate sustainability and social entrepreneurship at New York University and his passion for the environment and corporate responsibility is evident in each of his seven books, including “The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win” (2012) and his most recent, “Planet Home: Conscious Choices for Cleaning & Greening the World You Care About Most.” Jeffrey is also the former Chair and a current member of the Greenpeace US Board of Directors as well as co-founder and Board Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, a coalition of 200,000 business leaders committed to progressive public policy. He is also on the Boards of Practice Green Health, Health Care Without Harm, and Verité, a leading workers’ rights organization.

Meika Hollender, Co-Founder, Co-CEO

Meika Hollender is the Co-Founder of Sustain Natural. She is also the creator of GetOnTop, a national campaign aimed at getting women to take control of their sexual health. She’s a member of the NYC Venture Fellows Class of 2016 and received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she was the President of the Social Enterprise Association. Meika has also done stints at the brand strategy and design firm, Sterling Brands, and at Johnson & Johnson as a Sustainability Associate. She writes frequently on sexual health issues and advocacy for publications including Refinery 29 and ...
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Meika Hollender is the Co-Founder of Sustain Natural. She is also the creator of GetOnTop, a national campaign aimed at getting women to take control of their sexual health. She’s a member of the NYC Venture Fellows Class of 2016 and received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she was the President of the Social Enterprise Association. Meika has also done stints at the brand strategy and design firm, Sterling Brands, and at Johnson & Johnson as a Sustainability Associate. She writes frequently on sexual health issues and advocacy for publications including Refinery 29 and is the co-author of the book Naturally Clean. Through Sustain’s 10%4Women initiative, she is proud to work closely with Planned Parenthood. Meika was recently named one of twenty heros under forty giving millennials a good name by The New York Observer.

Sheila Hollender, Co-Founder, President

An expert in the field of women’s issues, environmental health, and sustainability, Sheila co-founded Seventh Generation with her husband, Jeffrey, following a distinguished career as a partner in her own New York law firm. Sheila served as a member of the Seventh Generation Board of Directors for over 15 years. She also worked as the Director of Giving for the company and as the company’s Women’s Environmental Health Advocate. Sheila serves on the Leadership Council for Planned Parenthood, on the Board of Advisors of Healthy Child Healthy World, and on the Boards of the Breast Cancer Fund and Sustainable Health ...
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An expert in the field of women’s issues, environmental health, and sustainability, Sheila co-founded Seventh Generation with her husband, Jeffrey, following a distinguished career as a partner in her own New York law firm. Sheila served as a member of the Seventh Generation Board of Directors for over 15 years. She also worked as the Director of Giving for the company and as the company’s Women’s Environmental Health Advocate. Sheila serves on the Leadership Council for Planned Parenthood, on the Board of Advisors of Healthy Child Healthy World, and on the Boards of the Breast Cancer Fund and Sustainable Health Enterprises, addressing the problem of women’s and girl’s absenteeism from work and school in Rwanda.

  • ADVISORY TEAM
  • DR
    Dr. Aviva Romm
    Dr. Aviva Romm
    Board of Advisors
  • VP
    Vanessa Packer
    Vanessa Packer
    Board of Advisors
  • DV
    Dan Viederman
    Dan Viederman
    Fair Trade Advisor

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FORUM
Update
1 month, 3 weeks ago
Forbes 30 Under 30 honors Sustain Co-Founder!
Forum Photo Meika Hollender was announced yesterday as member of Forbes 30 Under 30 class of 2017! Meika was recognized as a leader in the women's health space for her work reinventing the sexual wellness category with Sustain all natural products and it's direct to consumer business.

Check it out here: http://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2017/retail-ecommerce/#dffde9b7ffd2
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