Gary Cohen

Gary Cohen is a founder and Co-Executive Director of Health Care Without Harm (, the international campaign for environmentally responsible healthcare. HCWH is working to prevent disease and illness in society by assisting the healthcare sector in understanding the links between a healthy environment and healthy people and helping hospitals become more environmentally sustainable while saving money.. HCWH has over 500 member organizations and partners in 50 countries, with offices in Washington, D.C., Brussels, Buenes Aires and Manilla.

Cohen is a co-founder of Green Harvest Technologies, a bio-based green chemistry company, working to replace toxic products with safer alternatives. Mr. Cohen was awarded the Skoll Global Award for Social Entrepreneurship in 2006 and the Frank Hatch Award for Enlightened Public Service Award in 2007.