2016 Visiting SAGE Paul Hawken
First Congregational United Church of Christ
Portland, OR
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2016 Visiting SAGE Paul Hawken
A Message of Hope for this Generation and the Next

SAGE will host Paul Hawken as its 2016 Visiting SAGE. Hawken is a world-renown environmentalist, entrepreneur, and best-selling author on sustainability. He will speak about his work with Project Drawdown, a non-profit that is mapping and modeling 100 existing, substantive solutions to reverse climate change. These solutions are widely practiced, commonly available, economically viable, and scientifically valid. When implemented globally and at scale over the next thirty years, they'll not only forge a pathway to reverse climate change, but will also result in more security, more prosperity, more jobs, and better health.

Paul Hawken has dedicated his life to environmental sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. He is one of the environmental movements leading voices, and a pioneering architect of corporate reform with respect to ecological practices. His work includes founding successful, ecologically conscious businesses including Smith & Hawken, 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. He has written seven books including four national bestsellers: The Next Economy, Growing a Business, The Ecology of Commerce, and Blessed Unrest. His books have been published in over 50 countries in 28 languages.

SAGE is a Portland-based nonprofit organization that inspires people over fifty to live a legacy of service and advocacy for younger and future generations. The Visiting SAGE speaker series inspires people to find new pathways to civic leadership and service. Learn more at www.wearesage.org.

Our title sponsor for the 2016 Visiting SAGE event is Beneficial State Bank. The event is also co-sponsored by Portland State University's Institute for Sustainable Solutions and the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section. Promotional sponsors include Climate Solutions, Ecotrust, Literary Arts, Northwest Earth Institute, 350pdx, Oregon Environmental Council, World Affairs Council of Oregon, and Oregon Interfaith Power & Light, a program of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. Our media sponsor is The Oregonian, our venue sponsor is the First Congregational United Church of Christ, and our wine sponsor is Et Fille Wines.

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First Congregational United Church of Christ (View)
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
United States


Education > Business
Other > Charity
Other > Green

Minimum Age: 8
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: SAGE - Senior Advocates for Generational Equity
On BPT Since: Jun 27, 2014
SAGE - Senior Advocates for Generational Equity