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"Maurice Strong, a senior advisor to the Secretary- General of the United Nations [ Kofi Annan] and former senior advisor to the President of the World Bank, is one of the world's most influential political and environmental activists. He is a Distinguished Fellow at IISD.

"Strong served on the board of directors for the United Nations Foundation, a UN affiliated organization established by Ted Turner's historic $1 billion donation. He is also a director of the World Economic Forum Foundation, Chairman of the Earth Council, former Chairman of the Stockholm Environment Institute, and former Chairman of the World Resources Institute.

"In his native Canada, Strong's career has spanned over five decades at some of Canada's most prestigious companies. He has run several companies in the energy and resources sector, including the Power Corporation of Canada, Ontario Hydro, and Petro-Canada (the national oil company). He is currently the chairman of Technology Development, Inc., which funds research in the groundbreaking field of applying nanotechnology towards creating energy sources that are both affordable and ecofriendly. "

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Huge auto companies aren't just betting on customer demand for electric vehicles, they are watching it happen ("What if they are wrong?" Keith Crain, Jan. 22). Look at Tesla's Model S -- it is now the best-selling vehicle in its segment, and it beats the likes of luxury flagships Mercedes S class and BMW 7 ...
The term was first brought to the secretary general of the United Nations, Maurice Strong, a staunch supporter of Communist China, but it was the 1992 Earth Summit which resulted in Agenda 21 and a drastic new strategy for sustainable development. It was signed by 178 world leaders including President ...

Two of its leaders have meanwhile passed away: Boutros Boutros Ghali and Maurice Strong, who managed the first ever summit of heads of state on the issue of environment. It is worth remembering that Strong, a man who spent all his life to make environment a central issue, opened up the conference for ...
After spending five days at the U.N. with Maurice Strong, the first executive director of UNEP, Hamilton Spectator investigative reporter Elaine Dewar concluded that the overarching objective of the IPCC was political, not scientific. "Strong was using the U.N. as a platform to sell a global environment crisis ...
Two of its leaders have meanwhile passed away: Boutros Boutros Ghali and Maurice Strong, who managed the first ever summit of heads of state on the issue of environment. It is worth remembering that Strong, a man who spent all his life to make environment a central issue, opened up the conference for ...
Paris conference is a final act of a process who started in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, with the Conference on Environment and Development, where two leaders have now passe away, Boutros Boutros Ghali and Maurice Strong, ran the first summit of heads of state on the issue of environment. Incidentally, it is ...

Paris conference is a final act of a process who started in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, with the Conference on Environment and Development, where two leaders have now passe away, Boutros Boutros Ghali and Maurice Strong, ran the first summit of heads of state on the issue of environment. Incidentally, it is ...
After spending five days at the U.N. with Maurice Strong, the first executive director of UNEP, Hamilton Spectator investigative reporter Elaine Dewar concluded that the overarching objective of the IPCC was political, not scientific. "Strong was using the U.N. as a platform to sell a global environment crisis ...
On the final day of the International Hotel & Restaurant Association (IH&RA) Annual Congress in Hangzhou, China an MOU was signed between IHRA and SUN - Strong Universal Network. The agreement focuses on climate resilience and sustainable development generally., as well as specifically ...
Maurice Strong (1929-2015). Ehsan Masood. Oil man who was first director of the United Nations Environment Programme. That anthropogenic climate change is now of mainstream concern has, paradoxically, a lot to do with an oil man. Maurice Frederick Strong, fossil-fuel magnate, was the founding ...
Maurice Strong, a Canadian who made a fortune in oil and then went on to organize the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992--a direct forerunner of the climate change negotiations held in Paris this month--died just before Thanksgiving. He was 86. At least initially, his passing got little attention in the ...
Maurice Strong: he established the UN?s environmental agenda (Canadian Press/AP). In the Sixties, having become very rich himself from Canada's oil industry, Strong came to see that the key to his vision was "environmentalism", the one cause the UN could harness to make itself a truly powerful world ...
Maurice Strong, a former industrialist and confessed ecological sinner who was in the vanguard of placing environmentalism on the world's agenda as a high-ranking United Nations official, died on Saturday. He was 86. His death came on the eve of the United Nations negotiations in Paris on global ...
TORONTO -- Maurice Strong, whose work helped lead to the landmark climate summit that begins in Paris on Monday, has died at age 86, the head of the U.N.'s environmental agency said Saturday. "Strong will forever be remembered for placing the environment on the international agenda and at the ...
Paris conference is a final act of a process who started in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, with the Conference on Environment and Development, where two leaders have now passe away, Boutros Boutros Ghali and Maurice Strong, ran the first summit of heads of state on the issue of environment. Incidentally, it is ...
Maurice Strong is a perfect candidate for "Godfather" of contemporary environmental moment due to the sheer number of environmental organizations he had founded, campaigns he directed and conferences he chaired like United Nations environmental program, organizer of the Stockholm environmental ...
After spending five days at the U.N. with Maurice Strong, the first executive director of UNEP, Hamilton Spectator investigative reporter Elaine Dewar concluded that the overarching objective of the IPCC was political, not scientific. "Strong was using the U.N. as a platform to sell a global environment crisis ...

Pearson also brought forward politicians and policy-makers in Ottawa with a deep interest in international development - Paul Martin Sr., Maurice Strong, Mitchell Sharp and Trudeau. Still, David Holdsworth, who became a vice-president at CIDA in 1972 under Trudeau, said he and his colleagues had to ...
Worse, if a denier breathlessly relays that environmental godfather Maurice Strong once admitted that the real goal of climate policy is to bring ...
Canadian Maurice Strong was a driving force behind the United Nations establishing its environment program, which he led as its inaugural ...
... goal of global environmentalism set out by Canadian businessman and former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Maurice Strong.
"I've always admired MAURICE's strong leadership skills, format track record and ability to thrive at community involvement," said ...
That anthropogenic climate change is now of mainstream concern has, paradoxically, a lot to do with an oil man. Maurice Frederick Strong ...
CRESTONE, Colo. - Maurice Strong, a Canadian who made a fortune in oil and then went on to organize the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in ...
Maurice Strong, secretary-general of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, speaks during the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development to ...
Maurice Strong: he established the UN?s environmental agenda (Canadian Press/AP). In the Sixties, having become very rich himself from ...
Maurice Strong, a former industrialist and confessed ecological sinner who was in the vanguard of placing environmentalism on the world's ...
Maurice Strong's work helped usher in a new era of international environmental diplomacy at the 1972 Stockholm Conference.
On the final day of the International Hotel & Restaurant Association (IH&RA) Annual Congress in Hangzhou, China an MOU was signed between IHRA and SUN - Strong Universal Network. The agreement focuses on climate resilience and sustainable development generally., as well as specifically ...
... to set up the original international information system on environment (Infoterra, with Maurice Strong at UNEP, 1976); and to establish the first social enterprise ...
... Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, 1972); to set up the original international information system on environment (Infoterra, with Maurice Strong at UNEP, 1976); and ...
... goal of global environmentalism set out by Canadian businessman and former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Maurice Strong.
... policy fiasco -- came out of the UN's 1992 Rio Summit, which was masterminded by the late great Canadian eco-meister Maurice Strong.
... policy fiasco -- came out of the UN's 1992 Rio Summit, which was masterminded by the late great Canadian eco-meister Maurice Strong.
Unified sports >> Sportsmanship, Samantha Perrotta; Consistent, Maurice Strong. Some 93 students were named to the Central Connecticut ...
"I've always admired MAURICE's strong leadership skills, format track record and ability to thrive at community involvement," said ...
Participants in the Vermont Slauson celebration included (from left) Maurice Strong, Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Andrea ...
That anthropogenic climate change is now of mainstream concern has, paradoxically, a lot to do with an oil man. Maurice Frederick Strong ...
CRESTONE, Colo. - Maurice Strong, a Canadian who made a fortune in oil and then went on to organize the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in ...
Maurice Strong, secretary-general of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, speaks during the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development to ...
Maurice Strong, a former industrialist and confessed ecological sinner who was in the vanguard of placing environmentalism on the world's ...
Maurice Strong's work helped usher in a new era of international environmental diplomacy at the 1972 Stockholm Conference.
TORONTO -- Maurice Strong, whose work helped lead to the landmark climate summit that begins in Paris on Monday, has died at age 86, the ...
Maurice Strong's work helped usher in a new era of international environmental diplomacy at the 1972 Stockholm Conference.
(As well, during the early 1990s, Bob Rae's appointee to head Ontario Hydro, Maurice Strong, was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the restructuring of Ontario Hydro for the Harris Tories).
(As well, during the early 1990s, Bob Rae's appointee to head Ontario Hydro, Maurice Strong, was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the restructuring of Ontario Hydro for the Harris Tories).
Maurice Strong, a Canadian businessman and government official, who served as secretary general of two world conferences on the environment and became executive director of the UN environment program in Nairobi, Kenya.
Come back, Jim, you're too precious to have left us. You left us all too soon - along with other environmental giants such as Barry Commoner and Maurice Strong. Our planet needs you, now more than ever before. The political noise around us doesn't make ...
We believe SUN (a legacy program for Maurice Strong one of the great architects of Sustainable Development) will help, by its total focus on the intersect of existential climate change with the response and resilience of the Travel &Tourism Sector.
We believe SUN (a legacy program for Maurice Strong one of the great architects of Sustainable Development) will help, by its total focus on the intersect of existential climate change with the response and resilience of the Travel &Tourism Sector.


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