Gunter Pauli: innovation and entrepreneurship at the WEEC

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Vsiting lecturer and professor at universities in all continents, Member of the Board of NGOs and private companies in Asia, USA and Latin America Gunter Pauli is once again key note speaker at WEEC.

Actually Gunter Pauli already attended the 7WEEC in Morocco (2013) and it was delightful to attend his lesson. Now, for the 10th edition of the World Environmental Education Congress in Bangkok (Thailand) Gunter Pauli will be again in the number of our esteemed guests.

He has advised governments, entrepreneurs and industry leaders on how to implement breakthrough innovations that permits society to better respond to the basic needs of all, starting with water, food, housing, health and energy. He works with what is locally available, focuses on the generation of value.

He founded the “Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives” (ZERI) at the United Nations University in Tokyo, and subsequently established The Global ZERI Network as a foundation, redesigning production and consumption into clusters of industries inspired by natural systems.

He is dedicated to design and implement a society and industries, which respond to people’s needs using what is locally available. His visionary approach supported by dozens of projects on the ground landed him an invitation to present his cases at the World Expo 2000 in Germany. There he constructed the largest bamboo pavilion in modern days presenting 7 breakthrough initiatives.

Gunter wishes to inspire children to become entrepreneurs, responding to the basic needs of all with what is locally available. As an entrepreneur he created several  companies and his book THE BLUE ECONOMY describes the businesses of the future. Gunter has an MBA, is professor at several universities, and he is father of 5 children.