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Catalysts of the Climate Economy (cc:econ): Keynote

Sep 6, 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ira Allen Chapel I201-I301 (Chapel)

Catalysts of the Climate Economy (cc:econ): National Innovation Summit - Keynote Address

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who has dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. His practice has included starting and running ecological businesses, writing and teaching about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with governments and corporations on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. Natural Capitalism, co-authored by Hawken, was cited by President Bill Clinton as one of the five most important books in the world.

Paul Hawken starts ecological businesses, writes about nature and commerce, and consults with heads of state and CEOs on climatic, economic and ecological regeneration. He has appeared on numerous media including the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, and Charlie Rose, and has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Washington Post, and Business Week.

Free, public parking is available in the Jeffords Lot and Gutterson Garage.

Price: Keynote Only - Free

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