Book giveaway

This month we have a copy of The World We Made by Sir Jonathon Porritt, to give away.

To enter the draw, please email your name and address to Alumni Relations Manager, Natalie Newton, by midnight Sunday 26 January 2020: n.newton@auckland.ac.nz

Winners will be notified by email before Friday 31 January 2020.

About the author

Sir Jonathon Porritt

Sir Jonathon Porritt is Chair of Air New Zealand’s Sustainability Advisory Panel and an eminent writer, broadcaster and campaigner on sustainable development in the UK. He co-founded Forum for the Future, a leading international sustainable development charity, which has partnerships with Ports of Auckland, Vector, Fonterra and Air New Zealand.

Sir Jonathon was formerly Director of Friends of the Earth (1984–90); co-chair of the Green Party of England and Wales (1980–83), of which he is still a member; and a Trustee of WWF UK (1991–2005).

From 2000–09, Sir Jonathon was Chair of the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission, which provides high-level advice to government ministers. He received a CBE in January 2000 for services to environmental protection.

Sir Jonathon, who is also Chancellor of Keele University, spoke at the Business School earlier this year, sharing his views on what tertiary institutions should be doing internationally at this critical time in our planet’s history.

Read about Sir Jonathon Porritt’s visit to the Business School

In his book, Sir Jonathon reveals how we can achieve a genuinely sustainable world by 2050 if we act immediately.