Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek talking to journalist from washington post Juliet Eilperin

Since joining The Nature Conservancy, and over the course of writing Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature, I’ve been fortunate to benefit from the perspectives and advice of many leaders of the environmental community. To continue the conversation on the ideas in Nature’s Fortune, I spoke with leading conservationists, CEOs, scientists, academics and activists about the environmental movement—what’s working well, what we could do better, and what they see as the biggest challenges and opportunities ahead.

In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement.

Matt Arnold

 Managing director and head of the Office of Environmental Affairs at JPMorgan Chase

Stewart Brand

author and editor best known for the Whole Earth Catalog 

Sir Richard Branson

entrepreneur and founder of Virgin Group

Jason Clay

Jason Clay

executive director of the Markets Institute at World Wildlife Foundation

Ian Craig

founder of Northern Rangelands Trust and executive director of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Gretchen Daily

Gretchen Daily

award-winning scientist at the Natural Capital Project

Maria Damanaki

global managing director of oceans for The Nature Conservancy

Tim Egan

Timothy Egan

writer and columnist for The New York Times

Helene Gayle

president of the Chicago Community Trust and former president and CEO of CARE

Peter Gleick

co-founder of the Pacific Institute, MacArthur Fellow and elected member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Tony Juniper

author and sustainability adviser to Prince Charles, co-founder of the Robertsbridge Group and the former director of Friends of the Earth

Elizabeth Kolbert

author and writer at The New Yorker

Jonathan Lash

Jonathan Lash

president of Hampshire college and former president of World Resources Institute

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Ian McAllister

founder of Pacific Wild, photographer, and author

Steve McCormick

Steve McCormick

founder of Earth Genome, former president of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and former CEO of The Nature Conservancy

Andreas Merkl

Andreas Merkl

president and CEO of Ocean Conservancy

Bill McKibben

founder of 350.org, author and scientific journalist

Pascal Mittermaier

global managing director of cities at The Nature Conservancy

Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam

technology expert and writer

Edward Norton

filmmaker, actor and conservationist

Jacqueline Novogratz

founder and CEO of Acumen

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Hank Paulson

former CEO of Goldman Sachs and founder and chairman of The Paulson Institute

Andy Revkin

writer and science reporter

Judith Rodin

former president of the Rockefeller Foundation and seventh president of the University of Pennsylvania

Paul Sabin

author and professor at Yale

Jerry Taylor

president of the Niskanen Center