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noun | en·vi·ro·preneur
- an environmental entrepreneur
- an innovator who finds new ways to enhance environmental quality
- someone who resolves environmental conflicts using contracts, property rights, and markets
Who are PERC’s enviropreneurs?
Alumni of PERC's Enviropreneur Institute are all over the world working in a wide range of fields to tackle environmental issues. Here are a few examples:
Indonesia: 2015 Enviropreneur of the Year, Bryse Gaboury, is changing lives in rural Indonesia with a solar smart grid.
Tennessee: As seen in Forbes, Sarah Bellos is helping the fashion industry replace toxic chemical dyes with farm-grown alternatives. Her efforts will give farmers additional cash crops and reduce chemical runoff in rivers and streams.
Montana: Rancher and environmental educator Danielle Nicholas is educating people about sustainable ranching and the terroir of beef.
Learn more about the Enviropreneur Institute.