About Our Speaker, Paul Hawken, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur, Author, and Visionary

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 in numerous media including the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, Bill Maher, CBS This Morning, and others, and his work has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Week. 

“Regeneration has two meanings. It refers to regenerating life on earth. And it refers to a new generation of humanity coming together to reverse global warming.”   – Paul Hawken

He has written nine books, including six national and NYT bestsellers: Growing a Business, The Next Economy, The Ecology of Commerce, Blessed Unrest, Drawdown, and Regeneration. He is published in 30 languages and his books are available in over 90 countries. His latest book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, was published by Penguin Random House in September, 2021, as a sequel to Drawdown. He is the founder of both Project Drawdown and Project Regeneration (regeneration.org). Project Regeneration is creating the world’s largest, most complete listing and network of solutions to the climate crisis. He is currently writing The Book of Carbon, The Business of Life, to be published by Penguin Random House in 2024. 


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