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Environmentalist And Entrepreneur Paul Hawken Speaks At Clarkson Friday

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Internationally renowned environmentalist and best-selling author Paul Hawken speaks at Clarkson University this Friday, April 26, at 5 p.m. in Clarkson’s downtown Snell Hall Auditorium Hawken’s lecture, “Natural Capitalism,” is open to the public by free ticket.hawken

Complimentary tickets for the lecture are available at Clarkson’s Cheel Campus Center Information Desk, the University Bookstore, the Brewer Bookstore at St. Lawrence University and at Clarkson’s Center for Environmental Management, 104 Rowley Labs.

Hawken is a proponent of corporate reform with respect to ecological practices. His ideas have helped transform internal corporate culture and business philosophy toward environmental restoration. His most recent book, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, is widely considered the bible of the sustainability movement. His book Growing a Business became the basis of a 17-part PBS series.

Hawken’s visit is part of Clarkson’s Sustainability Speakers series, presented by the Environmental Sustainability Initiative, a multi-year, cross-campus process that applies the emerging principles of environmental systems thinking to all aspects of campus life.

During his visit to the North Country, Hawken will also make opening remarks at the Sustainable Energy Fair on Saturday, April 27.

For more information on Paul Hawken’s visit, see or contact the Clarkson Center for the Environment at 315-268-4420.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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