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Published on February 11th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

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Interview With Gro Harlem Brundtland, Grandmother of Sustainability (Video)

February 11th, 2016 by  


Originally published on Sustainnovate.

Gro Brundtland is the “grandmother of sustainability.” She is a true legend, and the roots of “sustainability” and “sustainable development” sprouted in the famous report named after her, Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report. Gro was the deserved winner of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement Award, and I was lucky to spend some time with her in the midst of the Women in Sustainability, Environment, and Renewable Energy (WiSER) summit. Here’s my video of that interview:

 
 





 

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.



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