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Jonathon Porritt

An eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development, Jonathan Porritt places emphasis on the solution rather than the problem. As co-founder of the Forum for the Future and a keynote speaker, Jonathon sets out his vision of a sustainable planet as achievable through clean technology and new models of economic growth.

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Jonathon Porritt Biography

The co-founder of Forum for the Future, Jonathan Porritt is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development, which he promotes as an achievable goal through the employment of clean technology and fairer models of economic growth; indeed, his services to environmental protection have earned him a CBE. 

Established in 1996, Forum for the Future is now the UK's leading sustainable development charity, with over 100 partner organisations, including some of the world's leading companies, and a growing presence in the United States, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

His book The World We Made (2013) provides a positive vision on how we could conceivably be living in a fairer and more sustainable world by 2050; previous works include Capitalism As If The World Matters (2007).

From 2000 to 2009, Jonathon served as Chairman of the UK Sustainable Development...

The co-founder of Forum for the Future, Jonathan Porritt is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development, which he promotes as an achievable goal through the employment of clean technology and fairer models of economic growth; indeed, his services to environmental protection have earned him a CBE. 

Established in 1996, Forum for the Future is now the UK's leading sustainable development charity, with over 100 partner organisations, including some of the world's leading companies, and a growing presence in the United States, India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.

His book The World We Made (2013) provides a positive vision on how we could conceivably be living in a fairer and more sustainable world by 2050; previous works include Capitalism As If The World Matters (2007).

From 2000 to 2009, Jonathon served as Chairman of the UK Sustainable Development Commission, the Government's principal source of independent advice across the whole sustainable development agenda.

Currently, he is President of The Conservation Volunteers, a Non-Executive Director of Willmott Dixon Holdings, a Non-Executive Director of Wessex Water, and a Director of Collectively (an online platform celebrating sustainable innovation).

Jonathan also serves as a Trustee of the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, and he is involved in the work of many NGOs and charities as Patron, Chair or Special Adviser.

A member of the Board of the South West Regional Development Agency since 1999, Jonathan co-directs The Prince of Wales's Business and Environment Programme, which runs Senior Executives' Seminars in Cambridge, Salzburg, South Africa and the USA.

He was also formerly Director of Friends of the Earth (1984-90); co-chair of the Green Party (1980-83) of which he is still a member; chairman of UNED-UK (1993-96); chairman of Sustainability South West, the South West Round Table for Sustainable Development (1999-2001); and a Trustee of WWF UK (1991-2005).

In 2012, he was appointed as Chancellor of Keele University, and he is also Visiting Professor at Loughborough University and at UCL.

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