Earth Day Replays

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The New Storytellers

Transforming Human Society

Making the Story Real

A True Cost Economy
Recorded on Apr 22, 2014
With Randy Hayes: Ecological Advocate, Executive Director at Foundation Earth
Hosted by Vinit Allen

Randy works on the front lines of economic accountability in Washington DC, and is on a mission to get corporations to be held accountable for their externalized costs – a game changer.

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Randy Hayes has been described in the Wall Street Journal as “an environmental pit bull.” He is Executive Director at Foundation Earth, a new organization rethinking a human order that works within the planet’s life support systems. As a former filmmaker and Rainforest Action Network founder, he is a veteran of many high-visibility corporate accountability campaigns and has advocated for the rights of Indigenous peoples. He served seven years as President of The City of San Francisco Commission on the Environment, and as Director of Sustainability in the office of Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown (now governor). As a wilderness lover, Hayes has explored the High Sierras, the Canadian Rockies and the rainforests of the Amazon, Central America, Congo, Southeast Asia, Borneo, and Australia. He is a special advisor to the World Future Council. He is a special advisor to the World Future Council. Randy Hayes is a hero and a visionary -- a radical messenger with the mentality of a Madison Avenue ad executive who is selling just one thing, saving the world before it is too late. - Adam Werbach, Former President of the Sierra Club.