Sixth Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference



Against a backdrop of extraordinary global economic, environmental and social challenges, the sixth annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference will examine issues related to consumption and growth, economic and environmental sustainability, quality of life and happiness.

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Envisioning a Fairer Future: Sustainability, Security and Happiness on a Finite Planet will explore a variety of views on economic models and job creation and links between our standard of living, our sense of well-being, and the health of the environment and ourselves.

There is a great need for the introduction of new values in our society, where bigger is not necessarily better, where slower can be faster, and where less can be more.
-U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day, 1970

Featured speakers will include:

For the complete conference agenda, view the program.


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