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Gunter Pauli

Entrepreneur and Author of The Blue Economy

Gunter Pauli’s entrepreneurial activities span business, culture, science, politics and the environment. He is also a visiting lecturer and professor at universities on all continents. He is dedicated to design and implement a society and industries, which respond to people’s needs using what is locally available while adding to the value chain. His latest initiatives include the design of a solution for the plastic soup floating in the oceans and the creation of a protective zone with islands to avert rising sea levels.
Gunter has advised governments, entrepreneurs and industry leaders on how to implement breakthrough innovations that enable society to better respond to the basic needs of all, starting with water, food, housing, health and energy.
Prolific writer, his books have been printed in +30 languages and he has +31,000 followers on Twitter. Fluent in seven languages and having resided on 4 continents, Gunter is a world citizen.