Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who has dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. His practice has included starting and running ecological businesses, writing and teaching about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with governments and corporations on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. Natural Capitalism, co-authored by Hawken, was cited by President Bill Clinton as one of the five most important books in the world.
Join us for the summit kickoff and celebration, featuring a musical performance by soulful songstress Kat Wright and the best of Vermont's beverages and local food trucks.
The vocally dynamic, delicate, and powerful songstress Kat Wright will be performing with her band to kickoff the summit. Expect an unforgettable performance with Kat and her band, about which the Portland Press Herald noted “…their shows are love and happiness. Be prepared to be blown away by Wright’s voice.”
In addition to great music, expect to enjoy Vermont’s thriving and diverse local food & beverage scene with local food trucks including Southern Smoke, Pingala Cafe, Farmers & Foragers, and Ben & Jerry's.