Hunter Lovins is President of Natural Capitalism Solutions. NCS helps companies, communities and countries implement more sustainable business practices profitably. Hunter has worked in countries from Afghanistan to New Zealand, and was recently asked by the King of Bhutan to serve on a team of international thought leaders transforming the global economic paradigm.
Over her 30 years as a sustainability thought leader, Hunter has written hundreds of articles and 14 books. Her latest, The Way Out: Kickstarting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Ass (2012), is a sequel to the international best-seller Natural Capitalism.
A founder of the field of Sustainable Management, Hunter has helped create several MBA programs and is currently a professor of sustainable business at Bainbridge Graduate Institute and Bard MBA. In 2013, she served as a Regents’ Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. Hunter has won dozens of awards, including the European Sustainability Pioneer award, the Right Livelihood Award (the alternative Nobel) and the 2012 Rachel Carson Award. Time Magazine recognized her as a Millennium Hero for the Planet, and Newsweek called her the Green Business Icon. She consults widely for companies from Walmart to local businesses in communities and speaks to audiences ranging from the World Economic Forum to local chambers of commerce.
Hunter rides rodeo and is a member of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Mounted Search and Rescue Patrol.