May 15th, 2013
By Erik Fallis
CSU Public Affairs
Jeff Klein, the CEO of Working for Good, recalled a concept illustrated by the famed documentarian Carl Sagan. If you are to start an apple pie from scratch, reasoned Sagan, you have to go all the way back to the formation of elements in the stars, then further to the formation of the stars themselves and then even further to the Big Bang. Anything we make today builds on natural processes that stretch all the way back to the beginning of space and time.
Klein spoke at the 8th Annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference. Sonoma State University, Dominican University of California and the Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy present the conference annually – hosted by Sonoma Mountain Village. The conference rises above the presumed conflict between natural and market systems, seeking instead to find solutions by joining the two. More…