11 May '11, 7pm

Jonathan Lash to Resign as President of WRI; Heading to Hampshire College

Under Lash’s guidance, WRI has grown into one of the leading environmental organizations in the world and has advanced key solutions to global sustainability challenges. In recent years, WRI has played a pivotal leadership role in finding solutions to climate change by encouraging action and advancing the debate in the United States and around the globe. This transition has been achieved partly through WRI’s active engagement with the private sector, as WRI has brought key business leaders to the table and encouraged them to find solutions to climate change, and related sustainability issues. WRI has also helped redefine the concept of ecosystem services by increasing understanding of the role and value of ecosystems as a fundamental factor in decision making. And, WRI has worked on governance issues by advancing key rights and access that are needed for greater equity and...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/press/2011/05/jonathan-lash-resign-pre...

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