Tony Juniper – Writer, Campaigner and Independent Sustainability Advisor


Tony JuniperTony Juniper is an independent sustainability and environment adviser, campaigner and writer.

He is a Senior Associate with the University of Cambridge Program for Sustainability Leadership and works as a Special Advisor with the Prince’s Charities International Sustainability Unit. He advises international companies, both in a personal capacity and as a founder member of the Robertsbridge Group. He speaks and writes on many aspects of sustainability, is the chair of the 10:10 climate change campaign, the chair of Action for Renewables and is the editor of GREEN magazine.

“In accelerating the journey toward a more sustainable global society we will need new technology, more intelligent policy and differently cultural norms. All of these will in some part be inspired by example. This is why I am proud to support the International Green Awards™, so that more people can see what is already happening, the leaders of positive initiatives be recognised and the rest of us to be encouraged by what they are doing.”

He is the author of several books, including the award winning Parrots of the World, Spix’s Macaw and How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take To Change A Planet? He was a co-author of Harmony, with HRH The Prince of Wales and Ian Skelly. His new book What has Nature ever done for us? will be published in early 2013.

He began his career as an ornithologist, working with Birdlife International. From 1990 he worked at Friends of the Earth and was the organisation’s executive director from 2003-2008 and was the Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth International from 2000-2008.

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