William Shutkin

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William (Bill) Shutkin "is a writer, lawyer, and social entrepreneur and until recently was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Orton Family Foundation, the Vermont and Colorado-based operating foundation that promotes civic innovation in land use planning as a pathway to sustainable communities. He is currently Chair of Sustainable Development at Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder. Bill received an Echoing Green Fellowship in 1993 to support the development of the Boston-based Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), one of the nation's premier environmental justice law and education centers. He is also Co-Founder and former Executive Director of New Ecology Inc., a nonprofit environmental organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that promotes sustainable urban development. From 1999 to 2004, Bill taught environmental law and policy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. He is the author of The Land That Could Be: Environmentalism and Democracy in the Twenty-First Century, which won the 2001 Best Book Award for Ecological and Transformational Politics from the American Political Science Association, was a Time Magazine 2002 Green Century Recommended Book, and was translated into Hindi for publication in India." [1]

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  1. Advisors, Echoing Green Foundation, accessed August 7, 2009.