Earning by Conserving
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York. In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet. He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.
In this video, Part Six of the interview, he explains how amending energy regulations to include conservation objectives can benefit the economy and achieve environmental goals.
In 1982, my group and RDC rewrote the rules so that utilities make money not by burning as much energy as possible but rather by persuading their customers to conserve energy by switching to renewables and as a result of that they make the same amount of money but they make it by doing good things...