Video: The Green Economy — A Wide Shot

 

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The Green Economy — A Wide Shot – interview with Gregory Wendt; Ethical Markets Media, 2013. This is a wide-ranging discussion of the green movement today.  Greg Wendt is founder of the Green Economy Think Tank http://www.greeneconomythinktank.org/ which convenes sustainability leaders to catalyze ideas into action to grow the green economy through forums, events and conferences.

With increasing concern about the economy, environmental degradation, public health and gridlock in civic leadership, there is a great need for new ways to make change happen. Communities and Cities all over the world must create innovative solutions to economic development which creates jobs for their residents, while maintaining quality of life with cleaner, healthier and safer business practices. To meet these challenges, a new type of leadership is emerging which cultivates the resources and authority to convene and continue the dialogues for creating shared visions, outcomes and shared success.
Green Economy Think Tank (GETT) is a non-profit organization that catalyzes the convening of these new leaders from diverse sectors who are focused on implementing and improving our nation’s green economy.  It enables and revolutionizes the way corporations, government agencies and communities interact, build consensus and achieve goals that are locally and nationally topics of discussion.  The Green Economy Think Tank fosters collaboration between leading green economy initiatives and groups through events and programs that bring together leaders from business, education, government, health, technology, and community in regions around the country.  It conducts events and forums utilizing unique collective intelligence technologies to facilitate group collaboration and participation for evolution of actionable intelligence.  Its Day Events bring together thought leaders from private and public sectors and engages them to lead in evolving innovations, actions and ideas to further economic growth in alignment with growing wealth while maintaining the vision for a better world for future generations.
Hazel Henderson is the founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC http://www.ethicalmarkets.com/ and the creator and co-executive Producer of its TV series. She is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of The Axiom and Nautilus award-winning book Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books. She co-edited, with Harlan Cleveland and Inge Kaul, The UN: Policy and Financing Alternatives, Elsevier Scientific, UK 1995 (US edition, 1996), and co-authored with Japanese Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda, Planetary Citizenship (2004).
Filmed and edited by Bruce Merwin with http://www.StAugustineVideo.com.
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Hazel Henderson,Gregory Wendt,Green Economy Think Tank,Green Economy,Ethical Markets Media,The Axiom and Nautilus,Daisaku Ikeda,Planetary Citizenship,Bruce Merwin