Dr. Walter Schindler, PhD, JD combines law, business, and investment experience into an integrated vision for profitable sustainability.
His strategic approach applies to mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, and public offerings of securities.
CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY ADVISOR | M&A ADVISOR | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Walter Schindler is a globally recognized thought leader in creating sustainable business strategies.
With over 38 years of successful legal, investment, and business experience in energy, water, agriculture, and technology, Walter Schindler brings a unique approach to helping each client achieve important sustainability, investment, and business goals. Serving individuals, family offices, and companies as legal counsel, strategic advisor, sustainability expert, and speaker, Walter brings extraordinary value by integrating legal principles with a deep understanding of the world’s most complicated sustainability issues.
His unique investment model goes beyond looking at companies with proven technologies or strong management. He connects investment companies with a global network of clean tech capital markets, providing comprehensive advisory services and strategic support.
"Only disruptive technology can bridge the growing gap between the supply and demand of energy, water, food, and other global resources."
- Walter Schindler, @Yale, EMBA Sustainability Colloquium 2015
Walter helped his first client go public in 1981. Ultrasystems became known as the United States pioneer of alternative energy, renewable power and cogeneration.
Walter was an early investor in the inventor of the FICO scoring system and the creator of rational drug design (making new drug molecules by computer).
Walter was a founding investor in WaterHealth International, Inc, which provides pure drinking water systems to rural villages through sustainable capitalism.
Walter Schindler created a new initiative at his firm in order to address the biggest issues facing global agriculture today.
Mapping the Puzzle of Disruptive Transformation
In 2000, Walter Schindler stepped away from a successful law firm partnership to dive into the world of sustainable investing in a journey he calls “mapping the puzzle of disruptive transformation.” At each stage of his journey, he has been a step ahead of his time, advising some of the first renewable energy movers and shakers as a corporate lawyer starting from 1980.