Interview

  • Interview: Founder of Carbon-Neutral EcoXpo in Australia
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    Interview: Founder of Carbon-Neutral EcoXpo in Australia

    EcoXpo Director, Aymeric Maudous was born and raised among the lush vineyards in Bordeaux, France, before being driven to explore the glamorous and powerful worlds of brand marketing with Renault, Disney and Louis Vuitton. Today he is busy forging a deep connection in his adopted home, Australia. His family instilled in him the integral French thinking “L...

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    Interview with Salt Lake City Sustainability Director

    Vicki Bennett is the Sustainability Director for Salt Lake City, Utah.  With a degree in Chemistry from UC – San Diego and Executive MBA from the University of Utah, Bennett has worked on environmental issues for more than 25 years.  That included Environmental Management Systems and international environmental consulting. Grist interviewed her l...

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    Interview with Sustainability Chief of Portland

    This is a reprint in whole of a great interview done by Darby Minow Smith, Grist’s assistant managing editor, from November 12, 2012 entitled Breaking: Portland sustainability chief admits ‘Portlandia’ isn’t really a parody.  You can also read a 2009 article on the OregonLive, July 24 titled, Portland’s Susan Anderson promotes sustainabili...

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    Interview with Bob Doppelt: Psychology + Ecology

    I was fortunate enough to grab Bob Doppelt during his week of vacation from DC for a quick phone interview.  We talked about The Resource Innovation Group (TRIG), his books, his workshops, and how environmentalists could be more effective.  Bob is an adjunct instructor at the University of Oregon and Presidio Graduate School, teaching systems thinking a...

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  • A Powerful Interview with Hunter Lovins
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    A Powerful Interview with Hunter Lovins

    I caught Hunter Lovins on the phone recently for a quick (and poignant) interview about influence.  She was frank and insightful — pulling no punches.  It’s worth a listen! Hunter Lovins has been a leading author (14 books!) and promoter of sustainable development for over 30 years.  She is president of Natural Capitalism Solutions, a 501...

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