Category Archives: Green Profile

Green Profile: Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard is an American rock climber, environmentalist, philanthropist, and outdoor industry businessman. His company, Patagonia, is known for its commitment to protecting the environment. Chouinard is also a surfer, kayaker, and falconer and is particularly fond of tenkara fly-fishing. He has written about climbing issues and ethics and on mixing environmentalism and business. Chouinard […]

Green Profile: Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough, an English broadcaster, author and biologist, has been one of the world’s most prominent environmentalists for over half a century. Born in 1926, he began his television career in 1952, when he joined the BBC. His first show, Zoo Quest, was a large success, as he provided a new way of bringing […]

Green Profile: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan biologist who passed away in 2011, is the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. She received the distinction due to “her contribution to the cause of sustainable development.”In 1976, Wangari started the Green Belt Movement, an organization that fights forest land consumption, aiming to engage […]

Green Profile: Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, who now stands at 43 years old and is most known for his role as Titanic’s Jack Dawson, has a cachet of around $25 million per film followed and a successful career as a producer. With his own financial backing and storytelling powers, DiCaprio is now able to devote himself even more strongly […]

Green Profile: Francesco Farinetti

Francesco Farinetti, the eldest of Oscar Farinetti’s three children has recently followed in his father’s step and taken the mantle of delegate for the sustainability-oriented italian supermarket Green Pea. With experience from his family owned chain mall Eataly where he had been the CEO until 2019, Farinetti boasts an impressive trail of experience in the […]