Andrew Himes

Andrew Himes

Andrew Himes is a program specialist at the Carbon Leadership Forum at the University of Washington, working on collective impact initiatives to reduce embodied carbon emissions in new building construction. He is a partner in Carbon Innovations LLC, a social impact business consultancy focused on business-based solutions to climate change. Himes was founding editor of MacTech, the leading Apple technology journal, then co-founded the Microsoft Developer Network and led the first web development project at Microsoft. In 2018, he was coordinator of Carbon Smart Building Day, a conference affiliated with the Global Climate Action Summit focused on transforming the global building industry to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Himes was founding director for Charter for Compassion International. He is the author of “The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family.”