Analiese Paik founded Sustainne to help the community find the resources they need to live more sustainably. The heartbeat of Sustainne is the network of small, local business members that provide consumers with novel, innovative and cutting edge solutions for sustainable living. Their work is showcased on the blog, in newsletters and in online, private, community and corporate events that help consumers take personal action to mitigate the climate crisis. Visitors can browse or search by keyword to find members and their products and services that help them live more sustainably.
Analiese loves to cook, garden and read about anything that empowers her to be a better sustainability champion and advocate. She’s an avid EV enthusiast and member of the leadership team of the EV Club of CT. Analiese is a climate crisis advocate and activist who testifies on behalf of climate legislation in Hartford, meets and speaks with members of the CT General Assembly and Congress, and protests decisions, like the Killingly gas plant, that will blow Connecticut off course for a zero carbon future.
Analiese is a speaker and educator who works with area nonprofits, organizations, clubs, and corporations to educate, inform, inspire and empower their members and employees to take personal action to live more sustainably every day.
Back in 2009, she founded the Fairfield Green Food Guide, an award-winning digital news publication dedicated to empowering Fairfield County consumers to eat more locally and sustainably. Analiese has strengthened the sustainable food movement through her publications and events, as a GMO labeling bill advocate, through her service on the advisory board of the CT DOA’s Farm-to-Chef Program, and as an advisor to Slow Food Metro North, where she previously served as a board member.
Paik holds an MBA in Finance and has worked in marketing management positions in various sectors of the financial services industry, including Vice President of the New Business Group at Lehman Brothers.
She is also a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, and studied wine at the International Wine Center in New York City.
She is the recipient of the 2016 and 2015 Morris Media Green Award Honorable Mention, 2012 Slow Food Metro North Snail of Approval Award, 2013 and 2011 Green Coast Award, and received the Constant Contact All Star Award for eight consecutive years for excellence in email marketing.