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“Nature’s Fortune: Why saving nature is the smartest investment you can make”

Thursday, October 29, 2015
4:00 AM
Ross School of Business Colloquium (6th floor)

Erb C-Suite Speaker Series

Mark Tercek is president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, the global conservation organization known for its intense focus on collaboration and getting things done for the benefit of people and nature. He is the author of the Washington Post and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling book Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature.

A former managing director and Partner for Goldman Sachs, where he spent 24 years, Mark brings deep business experience to his role leading the Conservancy, which he joined in 2008. He is a champion of the idea of natural capital — valuing nature for its own sake as well as for the services it provides for people, such as clean air and water, productive soils and a stable climate. Read Mr. Tercek's full bio


The Erb Institute C-Suite Speaker Series brings senior company and nonprofit executives to campus to share strategies and real-life experiences in managing sustainability risks and leveraging new business opportunities. C-Suite Series events typically feature a public lecture followed by a small group hands-on workshop.

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