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Inspire Speakers Series: Pittsburgh to Paris

September 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The series features nationally renowned thought-leaders from various sustainability fields, as well as local experts who can share their experiences of promoting environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania.

Join the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and GBA for ILFI’s Living Product Expo Opening Keynote, featuring Paul Hawken!

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who has dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. His practice has included starting and running ecological businesses, writing and teaching about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with governments and corporations on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. Natural Capitalism, co-authored by Hawken, was cited by President Bill Clinton as one of the five most important books in the world.

About Project Drawdown:

Project Drawdown is a initiative by a coalition of scientists and researchers who aim to find the most impactful global warming reversal and reduction strategies that could be implemented in the next thirty years. Paul Hawken recently released a book, Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, which details the 100 most sizeable strategies for reducing climate change.

The Inspire Speakers Series is partnering with the International Living Future Institute’s Living Product Expo Opening Keynote.

Registration Notes:

-An Inspire Speakers Series ticket does not include access to the Opening Night Reception prior to the Keynote. To attend the Opening Night Reception and Keynote, please register via the Living Product Expo registration page.

-Scholarships to this Inspire Speakers Series event are available. Please email Jenna Cramer at jennac@gbapgh.org for more information.

-Registration will close at 12:00 noon on September 12. If you miss the window for online registration, not to worry! You can register at the door.

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September 12, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Green Building Alliance


David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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