Champions of Change

Spotlight on Leaders Featured in Our Resources

Discover the Changemakers: Activists, Authors, and Innovators Tackling Global Challenges

The stories, insights, and contributions of these remarkable individuals have significantly shaped our understanding of pressing challenges such as climate change, pollution, social injustice, and biodiversity loss. Their pioneering work serves as the inspiration for the content we create, driving us to shed light on these critical issues and promote sustainable solutions.

Vandana Shiva

Scholar and Environmental Activist

Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and anti-globalization author. She...

India

Alan Watts

Philosopher, Author, & Visionary

Alan Watts (1915-1973) was a renowned philosopher, writer, and speaker whose profound insights into the...

United States

Ivan Illich

Philosopher, Author and Social Critic

Ivan Illich, an Austrian philosopher and social critic, was known for his influential writings challenging...

Austria

David Suzuki

Environmentalist and Scientist

David Suzuki is a prominent Canadian environmentalist, scientist, and broadcaster. He is best known for...

Canada

Rupert Sheldrake

Author and Biologist

Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, is a biologist and author best known for his hypothesis of morphic...

United Kingdom

Dr. Arpad Pusztai

Biochemist and Nutritionist

Dr. Arpad Pusztai is a renowned biochemist and nutritionist, known for his extensive research on...

United Kingdom/Hungary

Gilles-Éric Seralini

Pollutants Researcher, GMOs Expert

Gilles-Éric Seralini is an international researcher known for his work on the effects of pollutants...

France

Bill Mollison

Biologist and Researcher

Bill Mollison, known as the 'father of permaculture,' was an Australian researcher, author, scientist, teacher,...

Australia

Satish Kumar

Activist and Editor

Satish Kumar is an Indian British activist, speaker, and former Jain monk. He is the...

India/United Kingdom

Masanobu Fukuoka

Farmer and Philosopher

Masanobu Fukuoka was a Japanese farmer and philosopher, known for his natural farming and re-vegetation...

Japan

Paul Kingsnorth

Author, Poet and Environmentalist

Paul Kingsnorth is a prominent British writer and environmental activist whose work delves deep into...

United Kingdom

Wangari Maathai

Environmentalist and Political Activist

Wangari Maathai was a Kenyan environmentalist and political activist known for founding the Green Belt...

Kenya

Allan Savory

Biologist

Allan Savory is a biologist and co-founder of the Center for Holistic Management and the...

Zimbabwe

Charles Eisenstein

Public speaker, teacher and author

Charles Eisenstein is a teacher, speaker, and writer focusing on themes of civilization, consciousness, money,...

USA

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Environmental Lawyer

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an American environmental lawyer, politician, and writer known for his...

United States

Yasmeen Lari

Architect, Architectural Historian, Humanitarian aid Worker

Yasmeen Lari is Pakistan's first female architect and a prominent figure in the intersection of...

Pakistan

Mahmood Mamdani

Scholar, Author, Anthropologist

Mahmood Mamdani is an influential Ugandan academic, specializing in African studies, anthropology, and political science.

Uganda/India

Kamil Khan Mumtaz

Architect

Kamil Khan Mumtaz is a renowned Pakistani architect based in Lahore. He received his training...

Pakistan

Barbara O’Neill

Naturopath and Nutritionist

Barbara O'Neill is a naturopath and nutritionist known for her work as the Health Director...

Australia

Florianne Koechlin

Researcher

Florianne Koechlin is a biodiversity researcher associated with the Blueridge Institute, known for her contributions...

Switzerland

Daniel Schmachtenberger

Social Philosopher

Daniel Schmachtenberger is a social philosopher known for his work on existential and catastrophic risks...

United States

Dr. Gabor Maté

Speaker, Author, Healer

Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker and bestselling author, recognized for his expertise in...

Canada

Sanjit Roy

Social Activist and Educator

Bunker Roy is an Indian social activist and educator, known for founding the Barefoot College....

India

Albert Howard

Botanist

Albert Howard was an English botanist, agronomist, and organic farming pioneer known for his work...

United Kingdom

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Spiritual Leader and Philosopher

Jiddu Krishnamurti was an Indian philosopher, speaker, and writer known for his work on psychological...

India

Wendell Berry

Novelist and Environmental Activist

Wendell Berry is an American writer and farmer known for his works on agriculture, rural...

United States

Larissa Zimberoff

Author and Freelance Journalist

Larissa Zimberoff is a freelance journalist known for her work on the intersection of food,...

United States

Ronnie Cummins

Organic Regenerative Food and Farming Advocate

Ronnie Cummins was a prominent figure in the global organic regenerative food and farming movement...

United States

Joseph Mercola

Natural Health and Holistic Medicine Advocate

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a renowned Osteopathic Physician, a New York Times Bestselling Author, and...

United States

Shoshana Zuboff

Author and Social Psychologist

Shoshana Zuboff is an American author, social psychologist, philosopher, and scholar. She is known for...

United States

Varthur Narayana Reddy

Organic Farmer

Narayana Reddy, a celebrated proponent of organic farming, was a well-known figure in organic farming...

India

Mary Robinson

Politician and Human Rights Advocate

Mary Robinson is an Irish politician who served as the 7th President of Ireland, the...

Ireland

Pius Floris

Entrepreneur and Soil Health Advocate

Pius Floris is a Dutch entrepreneur and founder of Plant Health Cure, a company specialized...

Netherlands

Stephan Harding

Ecologist

Stephan Harding is an English ecologist, author and philosopher who has developed the holistic science...

United Kingdom

Iain McGilchrist

Psychiatrist

Iain McGilchrist is a British psychiatrist, author, and former Oxford literary scholar, known for his...

United Kingdom

George Monbiot

Writer and Environmental Activist

George Monbiot is a British writer and activist, known for his work on environmental and...

United Kingdom

E. F. Schumacher

Statistician and Economist

Ernst Friedrich Schumacher was a German-British statistician and economist, known for his proposals for human-scale,...

Germany/United Kingdom

David Loy

Professor and Writer

David R. Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Zen tradition...

United States

Chuck Collins

Scholar and Wealth Equality Advocate

Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, directing the Program...

United States

Caleb Omolo

Environmentalist and Permaculture Designer

Caleb Omolo is a Kenyan environmentalist and permaculture designer, known for promoting sustainable agriculture practices...

Kenya

Akira Miyawaki

Botanist and Plant Ecologist

Akira Miyawaki was a renowned Japanese botanist and plant ecologist, known for his work in...

Japan

Allen Williams

Animal Scientist and Farmer

Allen Williams is a 6th generation family farmer and founding partner of Grass Fed Insights,...

United States