Hunter Lovins Mentor 2015....
Living in: Longmont, CO — United States
- - President, Founder: Natural Capital Solutions
- - Co-Author: Natural Capitalism
- - Co-founder: Rocky Mountain Institute
- - Time Magazine Hero of the Planet in 2000
- - Professor Sustainable Business Bard MBA
Geographic Interest: Central America & Caribbean, Central Asia, East Asia...
Expertise: Board Development, Branding, Business Strategy / Planning,...
"The most important thing for the future of energy is efficiency."
Describe yourself briefly.
Hunter educates senior decision-makers in business, government, & civil society on how to restore & enhance natural & human capital while increasing prosperity & quality of life. Trained as a sociologist and lawyer (JD), she co-founded the California Conservation Project (Tree People), and Rocky Mountain Institute, which she led for 20 years. President of Natural Capitalism Solutions, she is a professor of business at Bard MBA. She works in more than 30 countries, has advised heads of state, CEO's and NGO leaders around the world. Advisor to the Energy Minister of Afghanistan, she has worked on development issues in some of the world's most challenging economies. She has consulted for companies like Clif Bar, Wal-Mart, the Pentagon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. She has co-authored 14 books, including Natural Capitalism. An entrepreneur, she has started and sold companies, and is currently a partner in Principium, an impact investment firm created with Unreasonable fellows, angels and mentors. She is currently working under chanter from the King of Bhutan to reinvent the global economy.
Describe why you are an Unreasonable Mentor.
It is unreasonable to try to change the world, but that unreasonable commitment is the only thing that ever will. If I can find ways to help our fellows achieve their visions it is one of the most effective uses of my time