Millennials want results, not regulations. Younger generations care about the environment — over 80 percent are concerned about global warming and resource scarcity — but they want environmental bang for their buck.
The winner of PERC's inaugural Enviropreneur of the Year award will be selected from participants in the 2015 Enviropreneur Institute. The first place individual or team will receive $15,000 to help launch their company.
A new generation of environmental entrepreneurs is more interested in “finding the ways that work” than regulating for the sake of punishing. These enviropreneurs see market opportunities where others see environmental problems.
President Obama recently proposed a federal strategy to promote honey bee health. But an economic perspective may provide some lessons for the government task force.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Terry Anderson, Dominic Parker
As published in Oxford Journal's "Review of Environmental Economics and Policy," Terry Anderson and Nick Parker show that entrepreneurs guide the evolution of property rights, which in turn can lower the transaction costs of using markets to solve environmental problems.
Brett Howell, a former PERC Enviropreneur, is exploring how to apply market-based approaches to making coral reef restoration financially sustainable.
PERC Enviropreneur alum Dave Wager is helping to restore forests overstocked with trees and making a business by using the wood to make beautiful Tree Ring Pens.