NCS | Speakers
Rio, Deja Vu?
Call Date: September 5, 2012
Hunter Lovins and Bill Becker , Natural Capitalism SolutionsJ.D., Loyola Law School; B.S. (Sociology, Political Science). L. Hunter Lovins is president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS). NCS educates senior decision makers in business, government, and civil society to restore and enhance natural and human capital while increasing prosperity and quality of life. Lovins is also currently a faculty member at Bainbridge Graduate Institute and the chief insurgent of the Madrone Project. Lovins has consulted for scores of industries, governments, and large and small companies worldwide. Recipient of such honors as the Right Livelihood Award, Lindbergh Award, and Leadership in Business, she was named Time Magazine 2000 Hero of the Planet and in 2009 Newsweek dubbed her a “Green Business Icon.” She has co-authored nine books and hundreds of papers, including the 1999 book Natural Capitalism, 2006 e-book Climate Protection Manual for Cities, and the 2009 book Transforming Industry in Asia. She has served on the boards of governments, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit companies. Lovins’s areas of expertise include natural capitalism, sustainable development, globalization, energy and resource policy, economic development, climate change, land management, fire rescue, and emergency medicine. She developed the Economic Renewal Project and helped write many of its manuals on sustainable community economic development. She was a founding professor of business at Presidio Graduate School, one of the first accredited programs offering an M.B.A. in sustainable management. More Information.
accelerate the use of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. More recently,
Bill was part of a three‐person expert team commissioned by the State of Louisiana to help residents of the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans plan their recovery after Hurricane Katrina. He is a national expert on sustainable community development and on public policy related to clean energy and global climate change. His latest book is “The 100 Day Action Plan to Save the Planet". More Information
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