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An evening with Alex Steffen and Ellen MacArthur
Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (BST)
Ellen MacArthur Foundation and University of Bradford are happy to welcome Alex Steffen, editor of the best selling book World Changing and leading futurist, to an evening lecture around innovative business practice and positive 21st century perspectives.
"Alex Steffen, a designing optimist, lays out the blueprint for a successful century."
-The New York Times
About Alex Steffen
Alex Steffen is one of the world's leading voices on social innovation and planetary futurism. He is a writer, public speaker and strategy consultant. Alex was Executive Editor of Worldchanging.com, an award-winning online magazine on social innovation (rated the second largest sustainability site on the web by Nielsen Online in 2008), after he co-founded the organisation in 2003 until it closed in 2010.
When & Where
Ellen MacArthur Foundation and University of Bradford
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's goal is an education which sees the challenge of a resource-constrained world as an opportunity to re-think, re-design and build a positive future. It is about a design philosophy, about how we produce and consume and how we enable the transition to a prosperous economy that builds capital long term and the skills, innovations, technologies and systemic changes which will be needed to get us there. www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org
The University of Bradford has a whole institutional commitment to sustainable development delivered through its multi-award winning Ecoversity programme. It is the lead Higher Education partner for the Foundation's Ten+One summits and postgraduate certificate in Circular Economy. www.brad.ac.uk/ecoversity