09 January 2010

Economic Growth Version 1.0 Is Finished: The Great Disruption Has Begun

An Institute of Sustainable Solutions 2009 Future Focus Lecture, 29 April 2009

'Paul Gilding has been an activist and social entrepreneur for 35 years, his personal mission is to lead, inspire and motivate action globally on the transition of society and the economy to sustainability.

He has served as CEO of a range of innovative NGOs and companies including Greenpeace International, Ecos Corporation and Easy Being Green. He has also helped to establish and served on the board of a number of innovative new NGOs including Inspire Foundation, the Australian Business Community Network and Climate Coolers. He has received various awards and recognition for his work including from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

He is on the Global Core Faculty of the Prince of Wales’s Business and the Environment Program run by Cambridge University and Chairman of the Australian program.

His latest major thought piece “The Great Disruption” on the inevitable economic and ecological system crash was published in July 2008. This work has been widely referred to including by Tom Friedman in the New York Times.'

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