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Mark Tercek + Lodro Rinzler


Wednesday, September 16, 2015
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

The Nature Conservancy CEO Mark Tercek learns about collective karma from Shambhala teacher Lodro Rinzler and how those principles can be applied to caring for our environment.


About the Speakers

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest conservation organization. He is the co-author of the Washington Post and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling book Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature. Before joining The Nature Conservancy, Tercek was a Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, where he worked for twenty-four years. Starting in 2005 he led the firm’s environmental strategy and its Environmental Markets Group. Inspired by the opportunity to help businesses, governments, and environmental organizations work together in innovative ways, Tercek left Goldman Sachs in 2008 to head The Nature Conservancy. He is a champion of the idea of “natural capital”: valuing nature for its own sake as well as for the services it provides, such as clean air and water, productive soil, and a stable climate.

Lodro Rinzler is a teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and the author of five books on meditation including the best-selling The Buddha Walks into a Bar”¦ and award-winning Walk Like a Buddha. Over the past fourteen years he has spoken at meditation centers, college campuses, and other locations as diverse as Google and Capitol Hill. Rinzler’s work has been featured on WNYC, WBUR, FOX, and the CBC as well as in Fast Company. He is the founder of the Institute for Compassionate Leadership, an authentic leadership training program, and MNDFL, a meditation studio in New York City.


Tickets: $25.00 Members: $22.50