Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder o Forum or the Future, is an eminentwriter, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.Established in 1996, Forum or the Future is now the UK’s leadingsustainable development charity, with 70 sta and over 100 partnerorganisations, including some o the world’s leading companies.Jonathon was appointed by the Prime Minister as Chairman o theUK Sustainable Development Commission in July 2000. This is theGovernment’s principal source o independent advice across the wholesustainable development agenda. In addition, he has been a membero the Board o the South West Regional Development Agency sinceDecember 1999, and is Co-Director o The Prince o Wales’s Businessand Environment Programme which runs Senior Executives’ Seminarsin Cambridge, Salzburg, South Arica and the USA. In 2005 he becamea Non-Executive Director o Wessex Water, and a Trustee o the Ashden Awards or Sustainable Energy.He was ormerly Director o Friends o the Earth (1984–90); Co-Chairo the Green Party (1980–83) o which he is still a member; Chairmano UNED-UK (1993–96); Chairman o Sustainability South West, theSouth West Round Table or Sustainable Development (1999–2001);a Trustee o WWF UK (1991–2005).His latest books are
Capitalism As If The World Matters
(Earthscan, revised 2007),
Globalism & Regionalism
(Black Dog 2008).Jonathon received a CBE in January 2000 or servicesto environmental protection.www.jonathonporritt.com www.sd-commission.org.ukwww.orumortheuture.org www.cpi.cam.ac.uk/bep
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