Book discussion on “A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service of Life” including a Panel Discussion on Regenerative Business

Join us for a book review hosted by Naturally Boulder's Sustainability Forum, with special guest Hunter Lovins.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2023 4 - 6 pm

Book discussion on “A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service of Life” including a Panel Discussion on Regenerative Business

4 – 6 pm

Book Review and Panel Discussion with author Hunter Lovins

FREE – Event open to Naturally Boulder members only

Naturally Boulder members join the Sustainability Forum for an intimate book conversation with the renowned author and champion of sustainable development, Hunter Lovins, on her latest book A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service of Life. In addition to Hunter, we will also have Paloma Lopez and Sean Ansett joining the conversation, with Kelly Perkins moderating. After the book review we will also have a panel discussion on Regenerative Business. The conversation will be moderated by Kelly Perkins with Hunter Lovins, Paloma Lopez and Sean Ansett.

While we encourage everyone attending this event to read the book in advance and all are welcome to join the event to listen and share your insights. This event is organized by the Naturally Boulder Sustainability Forum and is open to all Naturally Boulder members for free. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible! This event will take place in Boulder at the New Hope Network offices.

Book available for purchase direct from the author here.


Hunter Lovins

Hunter Lovins is a renowned author and champion of sustainable development for over 35 years. She is the President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS), a non-profit based in Longmont, CO. Hunter has co‐authored fifteen books and hundreds of articles, and was featured in the award‐winning film, Lovins On the Soft Path. Her best‐known book, Natural Capitalism, won the Shingo Prize. It has been translated into a more than three dozen languages and summarized in Harvard Business Review. Its sequel, The Way Out: Kickstarting Capitalism To Save Our Economic Ass, won the Atlas Award. Her book, Creating a Lean and Green Business System again won the Shingo Prize. Her latest book, A Finer Future won the Silver Nautilus Award.

Sean Ansett
President, At Stake Advisors

Sean Ansett is a sustainability professional with 20 years’ experience.

Sean provides strategic advice to corporations, social enterprise start-ups, UN agencies and non-profit organizations on ethical trade, human rights and environmental sustainability globally through his organization At Stake Advisors.

Sean Ansett was a Co-founding team and Chief Sustainability Officer at Fairphone, Amsterdam, Netherlands, the Head of Supplier Responsibility at Apple, Cupertino, CA and the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Burberry in London where he was responsible for ethical trade, environmental sustainability, and community investment programs.

Sean was also the Director of Global Partnerships at Gap Inc. where he led Gap Inc.’s social responsibility and stakeholder engagement strategy related to labor, environmental and human rights issues. He was the chief architect behind the company’s stakeholder engagement strategy significantly enhanced the company’s reputation and impact and formally the Executive Director of the Bangladesh Safety Accord.

Sean is a returned United States Peace Corps and World Food Program volunteer.

Sean has a master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge, Wolfson College and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a senior associate and tutor at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Paloma Lopez
CEO, Future Fit Foods

Kelly Perkins
President/CEO, Spinster Sisters

Founder of Spinster Sisters Co – All natural plant-based skin care. First time entrepreneur. Sustainability Nerd.

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