Paul Hawken is a renowned lecturer—since 1983, he has keynoted conferences and led workshops on the impact of commerce upon the environment, and consulted with governments and corporations throughout the world on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy. A list of selected upcoming events appears below, as well as past speaking topics, locations, and clients by date.

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Upcoming Events — 2014  
Previous Events — 2013  
02.06.13 Toronto, Canada Sheraton Centre Brookfield LePage Johnson Controls, 2nd Annual An Inspired Future event, Keynote
04.06.13 Oakland, CA The Kaiser Center The Mountaintop Vision: Martin Luther King's Cosmology of Connection, Speaker
04.09.13 Garrison, NY The Garrison Institute Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium 2013
04.20.13 Woodacre, CA Spirit Rock Meditation Center Responses to Climate Change: Awareness, Action, Celebration; Speaker
04.26.13 Winnepeg, Canada Manitoba Theater for Young People SPUR Arts Festival: a festival of politics, art and ideas; Speaker
05.15.13 Seattle, WA Westin Seattle Resiliance & Regeneration, Living Future Unconference 2013
06.19.13 Oslo, Norway University of Oslo Public Lecture, International Conference on Transformation in a Changing Climate
08.02.13 Portland, OR Oregon Convention Center International Montesorri Congress
08.27.13 Sao Paolo, Brazil Expo Center Norte Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference
10.02.13 Newport News, VA Gains Theater, Christopher Newport University Lecture, Dean WIlliam Parks Colloquia
10.05.13 Rhinebeck, NY Omega Institute Where We Go From Here: Opportunities and Solutions for an Interdependent World
10.07.13 Madison, WI Monoma Terrace Community and Convention Center Society for Ecological Restoration: 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future; Keynote
10.08.13 Santa Fe, NM New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce Speaker
10.11.13 Santa Cruz, CA Inner Light Center Community Engagement with Rev. Deborah Johnson, For the Planet and Her People: Next Steps in Our Blessed Unrest
11.13.13 Baltimore, MD Hilton Baltimore Keynote, 25th Annual Symposium, Celebrating Corporate Conservation
11.21.13 Edmonton, AB, Canada University of Alberta Sustainable Speaker Series
12.10.13 Pittsburgh, PA David L. Lawrence Convention Center Keynote, Sustainability EXPOsed
Previous Events — 2012  
01.26.12 Portland, OR Baghdad Theater Eileen Brady for Mayor Campaign, Sustainable Business Summit, Keynote
02.15-17.12 Garrison, NY Garrison Institute Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium 2012
02.27.12 Dallas, TX Sheraton Dallas Hotel Enterprise Green Communities National Summit, Keynote
03.09.12 San Francisco, CA Cowell Theater, Ft. Mason Fired up for Rio + 20, an evening with Polly Higgins & Paul Hawken
03.25.12 Bolinas, CA Commonweal Gallery New School talk: An Upwelling: The evolution of the global crisis and our collective response
04.18-19.12 Waimea, HI Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Hawaiian Educational Council/Hawaii Executive Conference 2012 Keynote
05.22.12 Minneapolis, MN University of Minnesota Northstar Initiative at the Institute on the Environment Solutions Summit, Keynote
05.31.12 Los Angeles, CA The Colburn School Green Business BASE CAMP, Keynote
08.02.12 Kailua-Kona, HI Sheraton Keauhou TechConKona 2012, Keynote
09.06.12 Cleveland, OH Case Western Reserve University Inamori Ethics Prize Academic Symposium, Honoring David Suzuki, Panelist
09.10.12 San Francisco, CA Jewish Community Center of SF Center for Environmental Health Annual Gala, Keynote
09.15.12 San Francisco, CA First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco SF Writing for Change, Keynote
10.04.12 Denver, CO TBD Colorado Conservation Voters Fall Luncheon, Keynote
10.17.12 Naples, FL Naples Ritz Carlton National Association of Environmental Management 20th Annual Forum, Keynote
10.21.12 San Rafael, CA Marin Center Bioneers Annual Conference, Plenary Session
11.1.12 San Francisco, CA Grand Hyatt Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, Keynote
11.14.12 San Francisco, CA Moscone Center Greenbuild, Plenary Panel with Joe Scarborough, Corey Booker, Gavin Newsom, Majora Carter
Previous Events — 2011  

11/17/11 Spirit Rock's 17th Annual 108 Blessings Dinner Benefit
11/15/11 Vancity's 65th Anniversary Celebration, Keynote
11/02/11 Public Lecture, Bond University, Brisbane, Australia
11/01/11 Public Lecture, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
10/31/11 MasterClass, Sydney, Australia
10/31/11 Public Lecture, Sydney, Australia
10/28/11 Bendigo Sustainability Group Business Lunch, Guest Speaker, Bendigo, Australia
10/28/11 Bendigo Sustainability Group Awards Dinner, Guest Speaker, Bendigo, Australia
10/27/11 Masterclass, Melbourne, Australia
10/26/11 Minerals Council of Australia SD 2011 Sustainable Development Conference Keynote, Mackay, Australia
10/25/11 Thriving Neighborhoods Conference Keynote, Melbourne, Australia
10/24/11 Australian Conservation Foundation Business Lunch, Melbourne, Australia
10/23/11 ACF's The Climate Project Weekend Forum Keynote, Melbourne, Australia
10/22/11 Australian Conservation Foundation Public Lecture, Melbourne, Australia
10/21/11 Mornington Public Lecture, Mornington, Australia
10/21/11 City of Melbourne Public Lecture, Melbourne, Australia
10/20/11 Thinkers in Residence, Zero Waste Public Lecture, Adelaide, Australia
10/19/11 6th Annual Australian Wine Industry Environment Conference, Adelaide, Australia
10/18/11 Community Lecture, City of Canning, Australia
10/17/11 University of Western Australia Community Lecture, Perth, Australia
10/17/11 University of Western Australia Breakfast Club Lecture Series, Perth, Australia
10/14/11 California Association of Museums' Green Museums Initiative, with Annenberg Center, Rancho Mirage, CA
09/08/11 Commonwealth Club Blessed 350, talk with Bill McKibbon, San Fransico, CA
03/25/11 World Forum on Sustainability Keynote, Manaus, Brazil
03/04/11 Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, Garrison, NY
01/24/11 Global Competiveness Forum Keynote , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Previous Events — 2010
11/19/10 US Green Building Council International Conference Keynote, Chicago, IL
06/21/10 14th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference Keynote, Washington, DC
04/15/10 Skoll World Forum, Oxford, England
03/25/10 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, Denver, CO
03/11/10 Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium, Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY
02/19/10 Minnesota Renewable Energy Society Annual Awards Dinner, St. Paul, MN
02/18/10 Gustavus Adolphus College Speech, St. Peter, MN
01/28/10 Build Well 2010, Keynote, Sausalito, CA
01/14/10 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum Keynote, Santa Monica, CA
Previous Events — 2009

11/19/09 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, San Francisco, CA
10/27/09 Lecture Series on the New Economy, Brescia University College, London, Ontario, Canada
10/24/09 Bioneers By the Bay, Connecting for Change Conference, New Bedford, MA
10/20/09 Gaining Ground: Resiliant Cities, Urban Strategies for Transition Times, Vancouver, BC
09/17/09 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, Seattle, WA
09/16/09 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, Portland, OR
08/26/09 Patagonia Rising Fundraiser, Richmond, CA
06/13/09 Commencement Address, Portland State University, Portland, OR
05/17/09 Commencement Address, UC Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA
05/03/09 Commencement Address, University of Portland, Portland, OR
04/21/09 Fortune Brainstorm Green, Laguna Niguel, CA

Previous Events — 2008

09/17/08 Google Zeitgeist Conference, Mountain View, CA
04/14/08 Gerding Theater Speech, book signing with Barry Lopez and Rebecca Solnit, Portland, OR
04/20/08 Pangea Institute Benefit, New York City, NY
03/27/08 AIGA San Diego & Design Conference 'Seeds of Change,' Opening Address, San Diego, CA
03/14/08 Martin W. Witte Distinguished Speaker Series, Newport Beach Public Library, Newport Beach, CA
02/06/08 Sustainable Mobility Summit, Keynote, Pasadena, CA
01/17/08 Urban Land Institute Member Meeting, Emerging Trends, Columbia, SC

Previous Events — 2007

11/10/07 Green Festival, San Francisco, CA
11/08/07 Greenbuild International Expo, Keynote, Chicago, IL
11/07/07 University Convocation, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
09/29/07 Natural Products Expo East, Keynote, Baltimore, MD
09/25/07 Chico State University Lecture Series, Chico, CA
06/23/07 Point Reyes Books Author Events Series, Point Reyes, CA
06/20/07 Keplers Books, Book Tour, Menlo Park, CA
06/08/07 The Long Now Foundation Lecture Series, San Francisco, CA
06/07/07 Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
06/04/07 Gaining Ground Summit, Victoria, BC
06/03/07 Harmony Foundation, Victoria, BC
06/01/07 BALLE Conference, UC Berkeley HAAS School of Business, Berkeley, CA
05/29/07 First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Book Tour, Berkeley, CA
05/25/07 Mountain Film Festival, Telluride, CO
05/24/07 Unity of Boulder Church, Book Tour, Boulder, CO
05/23/07 Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Atlanta, GA
05/22/07 Barnes and Noble Lincoln Center, Book Tour, NYC, NY
05/21/07 Old South Meeting House, Book Tour, Boston, MA
05/17/07 Bagdad Theater, Book Tour, Portland, OR
05/16/07 Town Hall, Book Tour, Seattle WA
05/15/07 All Saints Church, Book Tour, Pasadena, CA
05/14/07 UC Santa Barbara, Book Tour, Santa Barbara, CA
05/13/07 Temescal Park Oak Grove, Book Tour, Pacific Palisades, CA
05/12/07 Barnes & Noble, Book Tour, Walnut Creek, CA
05/10/07 Praxis Institute for Peace, Book Tour, Sonoma, CA
05/07/07 Dreaming New Mexico, Book Tour, Taos, NM



10/22/06 Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
09/14/06 International Interior Design Association [IIDA], Keynote, San Francisco, CA
04/19/06 CleanMed Conference, Keynote, Seattle, WA

11/9/05 USGBC GreenBuild Conference & Expo, Keynote, Atlanta, GA
11/03/05 Urban Land Institute [ULI] Fall Meeting Plenary, Los Angeles, CA
09/25/05 EDAW Principals, Keynote, Tucson, AZ
09/24/05 Gensler Principals, Keynote, Napa, CA
09/09/05 Georgia Conservancy Conference, Keynote, Atlanta, GA
06/15 - 06/17/05 Urban Land Institute [ULI], World Cities Forum, Thought Provocateur, London, England
02/10/05 BIFMA Sustainability Conference, Keynote, Bonita Springs, FL

10/15 - 10/17/04 Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA
10/15/04 Long Now Foundation, LongTerm Thinking Seminar, San Francisco, CA
05/23/04 UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources, Commencement Address, Berkeley, CA
05/19/04 Forum for Corporate Conscience, Keynote, Charlotte, NC
04/28 - 04/29/04 Carpet America Recovery Effort Conference, Keynote, Pensacola, FL
02/06/04 Pennsylvania Assoc. for Sustainable Agriculture, Keynote, State College, PA
02/03/04 Franklin and Marshall University, Seachrist Lecture Keynote, Lancaster, PA
01/22/04 Young Presidents Organization, Keynote, Los Angeles, CA

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