Yusuf Abdul-Qadir is the Central New York Chapter Director at New York Civil Liberties Union. He is a passionate and engaged professional active in corporate sustainability and citizenship. Originally from the inner city borough of the Bronx, he is a well-traveled commentator and emerging leader concerned with the impacts of human behavior on the natural environment and communities (urban, suburban, and rural) in developing and more developed countries. An entrepreneur, he has designed and managed various projects that aid stakeholders, be they governments and municipalities, corporations, communities, universities, and students, or the average consumer in reducing tradeoffs to sustainable development while identifying opportunities to reinvest in natural and human capital.

Yusuf is a son, an uncle, community activist and dedicated professional that isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty, fully engaging himself in the work he is committed to and loves doing. While only a snapshot into his world, you can learn more about Yusuf and his journeys in sustainability by following him on Twitter.