Hunter Lovins was born on 26 February 1950 in Ripton, Vermont, USA and is a writer and activist of sustainable development for more than 40 years.
Lovin earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology and political science from Pitzer College in Claremont, California, United States of America and her J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. In 1979, Lovin married Amory Lovins but they had to split up in 1989 and eventually officially divorced in 1999.
Lovins is a lawyer and is a member of the State Bar of California. Lovins helped establish the California Conservation Project (Tree People) which is an urban forestry and environmental education group and for six years served as Assistant Director on that project.
In 1982 she was the founder of Rock Institute, a research center with an annual budget of $ 7 million, half of which was obtained through a company programme. She was also CEO of RMI for strategy until 2002 and the president of Natural Capitalism Solutions at Longmont, Colorado, and Head of the Madrone Project.
The Madrone Project is a nonprofit company with teaching the team to the world of education by providing a sophisticated modular curriculum for digital media. Madrone works with academic institutions, companies, and citizens who want a high-quality education on the challenges that facing the planet and the development of new research that will impact the future of the earth. Our future is very dependent on the young generation who is currently being educated on this earth.
She also taught business management at Bard College in New York and a professor at the Presidio Graduate School MBA in Sustainable Management program from 2002 to 2010. She also taught at various universities, giving consulates to many community groups, governments and also to companies who needed her advice.
Together with her husband, she also founded Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) which she led for 20 years. She has spoken at the World Economic Forum, the US Congress, the World Summit on Sustainable Development and other major conferences.
Lovins is reliable in pouring her idea of the environment into books. She has written 14 books including Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Era of Climate Change in 2011, Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution in 1999, and The Natural Advantage of Nations in 2006 and Green Development in 1998.
She also wrote about the First World War in 1984, the Brittle Force: Energy Strategy for National Security in 1983 and Solving the CO2 Problem in 1981.
In addition, she has dozens of professional papers published in journals including Foreign Affairs, Journal of American Bar Association, Harvard Business Review, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Journal of Natural Resources and Journal of US Green building council.
Lovins on the Editorial Board of Sustainability: The Journal of Records published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. where she has contributed articles and editorials. Lovin has also written several articles for a social entrepreneurship relationship entitled “Unreasonable”.
She was nicknamed the “green business icon ” by Newsweek and dubbed the Millennium “Hero of the Planet” by Time Magazine. She also received the Right Livelihood Award and many other awards.
She works as a policy adviser for Friends of the Earth with David Brower. In addition, Lovins has taught at several universities, and currently, Lovins is a professor of Sustainable Management at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute who offers an accredited MBA in sustainable management.
All forms of Hunter Lovins activity in defending the environment is very inspiring because the movement has been recognized by the world with a lot of awards. The award is not her main goal because her main goal is how to be a human being that can benefit the community and the environment.