Naveen Jain, discussed the entrepreneurial approach to the world’s most difficult problems. Earth’s energy (traveling to the Moon for other energy sources) and Healthcare (looking inside the human microbiome) are just two of the challenges Jain is tackling.
World-renowned geomorphologist, David Montgomery, PhD, describes his new book Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. He notes that farms can grow more food, prepare the soil for the future, protect the environment, provide healthier food, and be profitable with a change in approach.
2011 Citizens Finalist: AECOM. The global engineering firm, a finalist for BCLC’s Corporate Steward Award, was represented by Paul Gennaro. He explained that scalable sustainability is an important part of the company’s ethos.
2011 Citizens Finalist: Intel and SSP. Personal and global economic growth are the goals of this partnership between Intel and the Society for Science and the Public (SSP).
Nobel Peace Prize recipient and microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus describes social businesses for 2012 and beyond.