Keynote Address by Gary Hirshberg, How Social Entrepreneurship Can (and Will) Save Our World
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Granite State Room, Memorial Union Building
Attend the keynote address, “Inventing the Future: How Social Entrepreneurship Can (and Will) Save Our World,” as part of the concluding day of the 2015 NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge. The keynote address will be delivered by one of the country’s leading entrepreneurs, Gary Hirshberg, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stonyfield Farm, the world's leading organic yogurt producer, and Chairman and Founding Partner of Just Label It!, the national campaign to label genetically engineered foods. Gary Hirshberg will talk about the $40 billion organic industry as an example of how social entrepreneurship can lead to powerful economic results while making positive social and environmental impacts. He will also make the case for why social entrepreneurs need to engage in crafting positive public policy.