World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

A worldwide organisation actively involved in environmental projects and public awareness campaigns.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 19:12

Geoffrey Lean

Geoffrey Lean

Geoffrey Lean is the influential environment correspondent of London's The Observer, newspaper He has written extensively about pollution, development and nuclear power issues.

The Greenbelt Movement is a Kenya grasssroots organisation, which has planted over two million trees since it was formed in 1977.

The movement has involved nearly half a million children and 500 women's groups in tree-planting projects.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 17:06

Brian Clark

Brian Clark

Since 1973 Mr. Clark has created and taught courses at the University of Aberdeen in environmentally sound management of development policies. To date, over 1,000 individuals from developing countries have received training.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 16:21

Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough


An outstanding producer and presenter of environmental and wildlife television programmes. He is a committed conservationist who has written extensively on the subject.
Monday, 18 July 2011 17:22

Norman Myers

Norman Myers

An environmental scientist whose research and other work over the past three decades have focussed public attention and political leadership on critical environmental issues.

He has written numerous articles and books, which have influenced public opinion and policy in favour of the conservation of ecosystems and natural resources throughout the world.

Monday, 18 July 2011 17:00

Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Peter Jones recently left the BBC, where he was executive producer of series such as "the natural world" and "the trials of life". These highly acclaimed and popular natural history programmes helped spread conservation awareness worldwide.

He intends to continue making such films as an independent filmmaker.

Monday, 18 July 2011 15:49

Dr. Joseph C. Farman

Dr. Joseph C. Farman

Dr. Farman, a meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey, is a leading researcher into the depletion of the ozone layer.

His research contributed significantly to the scientific base of the 1987 Montreal protocol to restrict chemicals which damage the ozone layer which protects life on earth from excessive ultra-violet radiation from the sun.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:51

Julia Hailes

Julia Hailes

Julia Hailes is a leading opinion former, freelance consultant and speaker on social, environmental and ethical issues.  Her work includes environmental reviews, management briefings and advising companies on policy, strategy and communications.

Julia Hailes is author or co-author of nine books, including the international No.1 best-selling Green Consumer Guide published in 1988 and selling over one million copies. 

In 1987 Julia Hailes founded SustainAbility Ltd with John Elkington, where she was Director and Company Secretary until 1995.  SustainAbility is a leading edge consultancy with an international profile.   Between 1994 and 2000 she was a non-executive director of ‘Out of this World’, a small chain of ‘alternative supermarkets’ and between 2001 and 2006 a non-executive director of Jupiter Global Green Investment Trust, set up by Jupiter Asset Management.

Julia Hailes has spoken at conferences world-wide and has also made numerous television and radio appearances in Britain and abroad.

In 2003 she helped set up the Haller Foundation, and in 2008 she is still a Trustee.  This charity supports environmental conservation through grass routes initiatives such as farmer training and community education.  She also sits on the the Food Ethics Council, which promotes more sustainable food and farming practices and the board of the Ecos Trust, which promotes green building practices.

In 1989 Julia Hailes was elected to the UN `Global 500 Roll of Honour’ for her ‘outstanding environmental achievements'. She was awarded an MBE in the New Years Honours List in 1999.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011 23:21

Anthony Brian Cleaver

Anthony Brian Cleaver


Under Sir Anthony's leadership, IBM (UK) has integrated environmental management across the company, through a cross-functional environment council, created in 1989 and reporting in to a main board director. IBM has published its environmental programmes for the 1990s, including improvement targets and deadlines. Sir Anthony represents IBM companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa on IBM's Corporate Environmental Affairs Advisory Council. He is committed to moving the environment up the agenda of businesses of all sizes in the UNITED KINGDOM through his chairmanship of the business in the environment target team of business in the community and of the environmental management working group of the government's advisory committee on business and the environment.
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