IBA Cannabis Jacob Policzer

Jacob Policzer

Jacob Policzer is the Co-Founder and President of The Cannabis Conservancy, a standards developer and certification body that focuses on sustainable cannabis cultivation. TCC’s mission is to empower and assure that the regulated Cannabis Industry achieves environmental, economic, and social sustainability.

Jacob’s career has encompassed the fields of environmental science, environmental management and sustainable agriculture. He has worked on research projects and farms worldwide in the areas of sustainable design, permaculture, ecosystem management, as well as, traditional and alternative energy and water management systems. Jacob received a B.Sc. in Environmental Studies at Emory University and a M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Policy and Management through the MESPOM EU consortium focusing on Urban Agriculture Sustainability. Jacob is an active member on various advisory boards, most notably, the Denver Department of Environmental Health’s Cannabis Sustainability Work Group and the National Cannabis Industry Association's Cultivation Committee.  Throughout his career, Jacob has strived to find innovative and pragmatic solutions to the world’s complex environmental problems and is now applying his knowledge and experience to address the environmental issues pertaining to the cannabis industry.