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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April 2017

Portland, Oregon
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Natural Capital Center (with Broadway Books)
721 NW 9th Avenue, Portland, OR
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Seattle, Washington
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:30pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Town Hall Seattle with Elliott Bay Book
1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA
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Santa Barbara, California
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
Public Lecture and book signing with Paul Hawken
UCSB Arts and Lectures
Campbell Hall, Building 538
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
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Atlanta, Georgia
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library with Acapella Books
Cecil B. Day Chapel
441 Freedom Parkway Atlanta, GA
Free and open to the public

Raleigh North Carolina
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Quail Ridge Books
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road Raleigh, NC
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May 2017

San Francisco Bay Area, California
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Dominican University of CA with Book Passage
Angelico Hall
50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, CA

New York, New York
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:30pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
ABC Home
888 Broadway, New York, NY

Oslo, Norway
May 11, 2017
Norwegian Seminar on Green Economics
Center for Green Growth

Santa Cruz, California
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Discussion and book signing with Paul Hawken
Bookshop Santa Cruz

Telluride, Colorado
May 27, 2017
DMountain Film Festival


Previous Events — 2013

12/10/13 Keynote, Sustainability EXPOsed, Pittsburgh, PA
11/21/13 Sustainable Speaker Series, Edmonton, AB, Canada
11/13/13 Keynote, 25th Annual Symposium, Celebrating Corporate Conservation, Baltimore, MD
10/11/13 Community Engagement with Rev. Deborah Johnson, For the Planet and Her People: Next Steps in Our Blessed Unrest, Santa
Cruz, CA
10/08/13 Speaker, Santa Fe, NM
10/07/13 Society for Ecological Restoration: 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future; Keynote, Madison, WI
10/05/13 Where We Go From Here: Opportunities and Solutions for an Interdependent World, Rhinebeck, NY
10/02/13 Lecture, Dean WIlliam Parks Colloquia, Newport News, VA
08/27/13 Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference, Sao Paolo, Brazil
08/02/13 International Montesorri Congress, Portland, OR
06/19/13 Public Lecture, International Conference on Transformation in a Changing Climate, Oslo, Norway
05/15/13 Resiliance & Regeneration, Living Future Unconference 2013, Seattle, WA
04/26/13 SPUR Arts Festival: a festival of politics, art and ideas; Speaker, Winnepeg, Canada
04/20/13 Responses to Climate Change: Awareness, Action, Celebration; Speaker, Woodacre, CA
04/09/13 Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium 2013, Garrison, NY
04/06/13 The Mountaintop Vision: Martin Luther King's Cosmology of Connection, Speaker, Oakland, CA
02/06/13 Brookfield LePage Johnson Controls, 2nd Annual An Inspired Future event, Keynote, Toronto, Canada

 

Previous Events — 2012

11/14/12 Greenbuild, Plenary Panel with Joe Scarborough, Corey Booker, Gavin Newsom, Majora Carter, San Francisco, CA
11/01/12 Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, Keynote, San Francisco, CA
10/21/12 Bioneers Annual Conference, Plenary Session, San Rafael, CA
10/17/12 National Association of Environmental Management 20th Annual Forum, Keynote, Naples, FL
10/04/12 Colorado Conservation Voters Fall Luncheon, Keynote, Denver, CO
09/15/12 SF Writing for Change, Keynote, San Francisco, CA
09/10/12 Center for Environmental Health Annual Gala, Keynote, San Francisco, CA
09/06/12 Inamori Ethics Prize Academic Symposium, Honoring David Suzuki, Panelist, Cleveland, OH
08/02/12 TechConKona 2012, Keynote, Kailua-Kona, HI
05/31/12 Green Business BASE CAMP, Keynote, Los Angeles, CA
05/22/12 Northstar Initiative at the Institute on the Environment Solutions Summit, Keynote, Minneapolis, MN
04/18-19/12 Hawaiian Educational Council/Hawaii Executive Conference 2012 Keynote, Waimea, HI
03/25/12 New School talk: An Upwelling: The evolution of the global crisis and our collective response, Bolinas, CA
03/09/12 Fired up for Rio + 20, an evening with Polly Higgins & Paul Hawken, San Francisco, CA
02/27/12 Enterprise Green Communities National Summit, Keynote, Dallas, TX
02/15-17/12 Climate, Mind and Behavior Symposium 2012, Garrison, NY
01/26/12 Eileen Brady for Mayor Campaign, Sustainable Business Summit, Keynote, Portland, OR

 

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

 

Previous Events — 2006

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

 

Previous Events — 2005

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

 

Previous Events — 2004

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