Hunter Lovins

Environmentalist, Organization founder

1950 –

70

Who is Hunter Lovins?

L. Hunter Lovins is an author and a promoter of sustainable development for over 30 years, is president of Natural Capitalism Solutions, a 5013 non-profit in Longmont, Colorado and the Chief Insurgent of the Madrone Project. She teaches sustainable business management at Bainbridge Graduate Institute in Seattle, Washington and at Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. She was a founding professor at Presidio Graduate School's MBA in Sustainable Management program. She also has taught at various universities, consulted for many citizens’ groups, governments and corporations. She co-founded with her then-husband Amory Lovins the Rocky Mountain Institute which she led for 20 years. In demand as a speaker and consultant, she has addressed the World Economic Forum, the U.S. Congress, the World Summit on Sustainable Development, and hundreds of major conferences. Named a "green business icon" by Newsweek, a millennium "Hero of the Planet" by Time Magazine, she has also received the Right Livelihood Award, the Leadership in Business Award and dozens of other honors.

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Born
1950
Also known as
  • L. Hunter Lovins
  • Hunter Sheldon
  • L. Lovins
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Undergraduate degree, Pitzer College
    Sociology
  • Political Science
  • Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School
Employment
  • CEO for strategy, Rocky Mountain Institute
    ( - 2002)
  • Director, E SOURCE
    ( - 1999)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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