Meet Paul Hawken

Paul Hawken is an environmentalist and author of Regeneration: Ending the climate crisis in one generation.

Paul Hawken
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About Paul

Paul is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, author and activist who has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment.

What is Paul doing to regenerate the planet?

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 the author of the New York Times best seller Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming and founder of Project Drawdown, a non-profit dedicated to researching when and how global warming can be reversed. The organization maps and models the scaling of one hundred substantive technological, social, and ecological solutions to global warming.

Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation is his sequel to Drawdown and offers a precise, what-to-do manual for people on all levels of agency and income. It inspired the project, which partnered with The Regenerators to create the “What is Regeneration?” short film.

Actions you can take to engage with his work:

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