Laura Huggins explains how thinking outside the box and innovating can work for the environment as it does for business. Sometimes big change starts with thinking big and perhaps a little outside the box. Take it from enviropreneur Hank Fischer.
Unconventional Entrepreneurs of the Navajo Nation
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
On the John Batchelor Show, Terry Anderson discusses the important role entrepreneurs play in solving environmental problems. Learn more about how entrepreneurs can lower the transaction costs of using markets to improve environmental quality.
This summer PERC welcomed 14 entrepreneurs from all over the world for its 13th annual Enviropreneur Institute. One of our enviropreneurs, David Hoffman, is an avid outdoorsman with a particular interest in air quality.
A new documentary, A Will for the Woods, highlights a growing trend in what is known as “green burials.” The Green Burial Council was launched with the help of PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum Joe Sehee.
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.
The 2013 class of Enviropreneurs™ is nearly set, and this one is shaping up to be the most unique group we have ever had.
Kate Fitzpatrick is a PERC enviropreneur and program manager at the Deschutes River Conservancy developing market-based strategies for water conservation.