New York, NY – July 29, 2016 For Immediate Release
“The 17” Campaign
Environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist and author, Paul Hawken, agrees to participate in “The 17” global media campaign to support the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations for his work to promote climate action. The campaign, created by Geometry Global in partnership with HealRWorld, Sustainable Brands and the PVBLIC Foundation, is designed to support the inaugural launch of SustainRWorld Day.
I AM THIRTEEN: CLIMATE ACTION
“As an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist and author, I am dedicated to advancing sustainability and changing the relationship between businesses and the environment. I work to create ecological businesses, exploring the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting on economic development, industrial ecology and environmental policy.”
– Paul Hawken
About SustainRWorld Day and “The 17” Campaign
The inaugural SustainRWorld Day (set to launch September 8th at the United Nations) was founded by HealRWorld LLC in partnership with Sustainable Brands, Geometry Global, and the PVBLIC Foundation to rally the private sector to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by inspiring a movement to mark this annual event and celebrate measurable progress each year.
All around the world, celebrities, entrepreneurs, business leaders and humanitarians are recognizing the need for change. “The 17” Campaign features the familiar faces behind your favorite brands, companies, movies and TV Shows. These individuals are dedicated to such issues as ending poverty, promoting equality, fostering innovation and support of many of the other seventeen Sustainable Development Goals.