Paul Hawken

Take a New Look at CSR - Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility

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“Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility: CSR Redefined” - All Video issue (May 17) of ‘GreenMoney’ is now online featuring a variety of videos: 

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2017

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

Ecocentricity Blog: Location, Location, Location

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

Paul Hawken to Speak Tonight in Atlanta - Introducing Project Drawdown

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Paul Hawken is in Atlanta, introducing his new book, Drawdown, at an event hosted by A Cappella Books at the Carter Center.

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Paul Hawken is in Atlanta, introducing his new book, Drawdown, at an event hosted by A Cappella Books at the Carter Center.

Ecocentricity Blog: It's Finally Here!

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits $500,000 to Project Drawdown

Amplifying Existing, Commonly Available, Scientifically Proven Climate Change Solutions
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to Project Drawdown, a global initiative based on meticulous research and subsequent traditional and online publications that analyzes how and when we can reverse global warming. As Project Drawdown is proving, the key is to amplify existing, widely practiced, commonly available, and scientifically proven solutions.

Climbing the Mountain of Food Waste

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In the spring of 2014, my worldview changed a bit, at least with respect to how I consider and talk about environmental challenges. The catalyst for this change was my reading of a book authored by Paul Hawken. For those who know the Ray Anderson story well, this might be sounding familiar....

The Poetry of a Campfire

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Carbon is not our enemy. It is the basis of life, working in tandem with the water and oxygen with which we are abundantly blessed to fashion all of the beauty of nature.

Let’s nerd out. Or at least I will. You don’t have to; you can just stop reading. Your call.

Why, you ask? Because I’m fascinated by the first law of thermodynamics. And by campfires (I’m currently sitting next to one). Campfires are basically the embodiment of the first law of thermodynamics.

Designing for Our Love of Nature

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Biophilia. There’s your answer. A method of design in which the connection between humans and the environment is embraced and enhanced, rather than fought against.

I was six years old, so you’ll have to forgive the fact that I can’t name them all off the top of my head. But I’ve definitely heard of them. That isn’t remarkable though, given that (1) I’m a big basketball fan and (2) EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN HAS HEARD OF THESE PEOPLE. Sorry, that was the six-year-old in me typing.

Ecocentricity Blog - November 9, 2015

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So what do alternative concretes, grazing and pasture management, smart thermostats and girls’ education in the developing world have in common? Actually, let me add a few more to the list: biochar, afforestation, micro-grids, smart glass, improved child healthcare, commercial recycling, living buildings and airplane fuel efficiency.

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