Campus Earth Week Keynote Speaker: Paul Hawken

Please join Sustainable UF on Monday, April 9 at 6 pm in the University Auditorium for the Campus Earth Week Keynote Address featuring:

Paul Hawken – Environmentalist & Executive Director of Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, author and activist who has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. He is one of the environmental movement’s leading voices, and a pioneering architect of corporate reform with respect to ecological practices. His work includes founding successful, ecologically conscious businesses, writing about the impacts of commerce on living systems, and consulting with heads of state and CEOs on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy.

Paul is Executive Director of Project Drawdown, a non-profit dedicated to researching when and how global warming can be reversed. The organization maps and models the scaling of one hundred substantive technological, social, and ecological solutions to global warming. For more about Project Drawdown, visit: http://www.drawdown.org/about.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 pm. A Q&A and book signing will follow at the conclusion of the keynote.

UF Faculty/Staff: To request a copy of Drawdown in advance of the event, please e-mail us at: info@sustainability.ufl.edu.