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INFORUM presents the 21st Century Award to Adam Werbach
Date Thursday April 10
Time 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Reservations 415-597-6705 or register online at
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorNathaniel Lipanovich
On Thursday, April 10, 2008 INFORUM will bestow its greatest award on the famed environmentalist

Join INFORUM and the Commonwealth Club in recognizing world renowned environmental advocate Adam Werbach. Hear him give a monumental speech and then stick around for the reception where you might be among the lucky who get to converse with one of our generation’s greatest.

Adam Werbach, Founder and CEO, Act Now Productions
Recipient of INFORUM’s 21st Century Visionary Award

More about the Adam Werbach and his message:
A lot has happened since Adam Werbach declared environmentalism dead to the Commonwealth Club three years ago. In 2007, Werbach's sustainability agency Act Now helped Wal-Mart engage its 1.3 million employees in one of the largest, grassroots sustainability movements to date - the Personal Sustainability Project (PSP). In January 2008, Act Now was acquired by Saatchi & Saatchi, a hothouse for world-changing ideas with over 7,000 employees in 84 countries. Together they aim to become the sustainability agency of record for the world's leading corporations. Their purpose: help companies grow their business and preserve the planet through strategy, product and supply-chain innovation, workforce engagement and marketing. The mission: create a consumer revolution for social change.

Location and Time:
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2008
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. wine and hors d'oeuvres reception
Cost: $12 members, $20 non-members
Location: Club Office
Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Reservations 415-597-6705 or register online at

More on INFORUM and the 21st Century Award:
INFORUM is a division of The Commonwealth Club by and for people in their 20s and 30s, with a mission to inspire debate around civic issues. INFORUM has 2,500 members.

The 21st Century Visionary Award is presented by INFORUM to young individuals who are shaping our future. Recent recipients include YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, King Abdullah II of Jordan, media commentator Tavis Smiley, MIT professor and 'Artificial Intelligence' innovator Cynthia Breazeal, and Microsoft executive Paul Rutter.
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