Ross Jackson

Ross Jackson, PhD, has for many years been an innovative leader in both the business and NGO worlds. He is chairman of Gaia Trust, a Danish-based charitable entity he co-founded in 1987 to promote a more sustainable and spiritual world. In his capacity as Gaia Trust Chairman, Ross, together with his wife Hildur, is co-founder and major funder of the Global Ecovillage Network, (GEN) and Gaia Education and has supported hundreds of sustainability projects in dozens of countries over the years.  He is author of And We ARE Doing it: Building an Ecovillage Future, the story of his conversion from businessman to environmental activist.

Books by Ross

Gaian Economics

Using contributions from a wealth of authors (including Small is Beautiful’s E.F. Schumacher, eco-philosopher Joanna Macy and Rob Hopkins of the Transition movement), the editors address ways of reducing our consumption to levels that enable natural systems to self-regenerate and to do so in ways that permit a high quality of life – that we live within our means and that we live well.


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