Anthony Cortese – From Leonardo da Vinci to Higher Education
Introduced by Kenny Ausubel
What are the roles of educational institutions in the era of climate change? Dr. Anthony Cortese, Co-founder and Senior Fellow of the Crane Institute of Sustainability and the Intentional Endowments Network, is a groundbreaking leader in transforming higher education, will survey some of the most promising developments in education, and what still needs to happen. Founder of Second Nature, supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education, he’s a principal organizer of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, as well as co-founder of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
This speech was presented at the 2010 Bioneers National Conference.