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How Businesses Can Help Make Half-Earth a Reality: Introduction

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, September 13, 2018

How Businesses Can Help Make Half-Earth a Reality: Alleviating Habitat Destruction

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, September 19, 2018

How Businesses Can Help Make Half-Earth a Reality: Invasive Species

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, September 26, 2018

How Businesses Can Help Make Half-Earth a Reality: Mitigating Pollution and Climate Change

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, October 4, 2018

How Businesses Can Help Make Half-Earth a Reality: Reducing the Threat of Overharvesting

E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project, October 28, 2018

Mark Aspelin, MS, MBA, PMP

Biodiversity Conservation and Corporate Sustainability expert, Mark Aspelin helps businesses develop conservation strategies that are good for biodiversity and good for business.  He’s the Founder and CEO of Profitable Conservation LLC and author of the highly rated book: “Profitable Conservation: Business Strategies That Boost Your Bottom Line, Protect Wildlife, and Conserve Biodiversity.” 

After spending over two decades working as a conservation biologist, environmental manager, and project manager for Fortune 500 companies, small and medium sized businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies, Mark is committed to bridging the gap between business and biodiversity by helping organizations identify win-win, profitable conservation strategies.    

Mark has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Notre Dame, M.S. in Biology from Creighton University, and MBA with concentrations in Natural Resource and Environmental Management and Operations Management from the University of Texas at Austin.  He also has extensive international experience: he has traveled to over 100 countries and all 50 U.S. States.  Mark has worked with a wide variety of organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, The Coca-Cola Company, Intel Corporation, United HealthGroup, and The International Crane Foundation, and his articles and interviews have been featured by GreenBiz, Inside EPA, and the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation’s Half-Earth Project.