Hazel Henderson, PhD, is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy and nine other books. Her editorials appear in 27 languages and more than 200 newspapers syndicated by InterPress Service, Rome, New York, and Washington DC. Her articles have appeared in over 250 journals, including (in USA) Harvard Business Review, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Challenge, Mainichi (Japan), El Diario (Venezuela), World Economic Herald (China), and Australian Financial Review. She founded the independent media social enterprise Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) in 2004 and serves as president and editor.
She sits on several editorial boards. Henderson is a Fellow of the World Business Academy and co-edited, with Harlan Cleveland and Inge Kaul, The United Nations: Policy and Financing Alternatives (Elsevier Science, 1995), a Report of the Global Commission to Fund the United Nations. She co-created with Calvert Group, Inc., the Calvert-Henderson Quality-of-Life Indicators in 2000. She is an Honorary Member of the Club of Rome and a Fellow of Britain’s Royal Society for the Arts.
She has many honorary degrees, was Regent’s Lecturer at the University of California (Santa Barbara), held the Horace Albright Chair in Conservation at the University of California (Berkeley), and advised the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment and the National Science Foundation from 1974 to 1980. She is an active member of the National Press Club (Washington DC), the Social Venture Network, and the World Futures Society (USA). Henderson also shared the 1996 Global Citizen Award with Nobelist A. Perez Esquivel of Argentina.