RALEIGH, NC — Paul Hawken, New York Times best selling author and founder of Project Drawdown, will be the USCC’s keynote speaker for VIRTUAL COMPOST2021 – Sharing Local Solutions Globally, the US Composting Council’s 29th Annual conference.
Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, author and activist who has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. He is one of the environmental movement’s leading voices, and a pioneering architect of corporate reform with respect to ecological practices. His work includes founding successful, ecologically conscious businesses, writing about the impacts of commerce on living systems, and consulting with heads of state and CEOs on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. Paul is currently writing a new book entitled Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, a follow up to his previous book Drawdown.
Paul has appeared in numerous media including the Today Show, Bill Maher, Larry King, Talk of the Nation, Charlie Rose, and has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Washington Post, Business Week, Esquire, and US News and World Report. His writings have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Resurgence, New Statesman, Inc, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Mother Jones, Orion, Libération, and other publications.
This closing plenary interview and live Q&A session will be the public’s opportunity to hear Paul discuss his work and its relation to the compost industry.
VIRTUAL COMPOST2021 – Sharing Local Solutions Globally – is the USCC’s 29th Annual Conference, where compost manufacturers, affiliates, equipment manufacturers, consultants, allies, and partners in the industry gather for a virtual tradeshow and conference bringing 37 speakers over three targeted tracks.
Registration is open; for more information see www.compostconference.com.