Paul Hawken, “Blessed Unrest: Grassroots Humanity”, Emory University, 2007/05/21

Paul Hawken is a non-traditional thinker who seems to have fallen into business with an environmental bent.

Paul Hawken, environmentalist, businessman, and founder of the first natural foods company, addresses the creation of a worldwide grassroots movement based on hope and humanity.

From billion-dollar nonprofits to single person causes, there is a growing worldwide movement of organizations dedicated to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. This is a movement with no name, leader, or headquarters, but it can be seen in every city, town, and culture. It is organizing from the bottom up and is emerging as an extraordinary and creative expression of shared values worldwide. What are the driving forces behind these developments? Can the interests of these organizations translate into effective government policies and profitable businesses?

This program is part of the Ford Hall Forum’s continuing series on environmental issues. It is presented in collaboration with the Old South Meeting House as part of the Partners in Public Dialogue Series.

Paul Hawken, executive director, Natural Capital Institute – Blessed Unrest: Grassroots Humanity – | Online Lecture | WGBH Forum Network

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