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Catherine Larrere

Catherine Larrère

President, Fondation de l'écologie politique

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

Catherine Larrère graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure (Ulm-Sèvres), she has a high-level degree in Philosophy and a PhD from La Sorbonne. She is specialized in moral and political philosophy, she was lecturer at the University of Clermont II and professor at the Universities of Bordeaux III and La Sorbonne.

 

ACHIEVEMENT / What is the project, initiative, startup, company you will be presenting at the Positive Economy Forum about?

I have an intellectual project: to highlight the philosophical issues of ecological and environmental topics through publications (books, articles) and public debates on environmental issues (through my action at the Foundation of political ecology).

 

LOCATION / In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

In France and wherever I am invited to speak: ecology has no border, it has intervention’s levels, from local to global.

 

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or maxim that tells something about you?

“Being attentive.”

 

Website:  www.fondationecolo.org