Hazel Henderson is the founder of Ethical Markets Media, LLC, and the creator and co-executive producer of its TV series. She is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, and author of The Axiom and Nautilus award-winning book Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books. She co-edited, with Harlan Cleveland and Inge Kaul, The UN: Policy and Financing Alternatives (Elsevier Scientific, UK 1995; US edition, 1996). Henderson's articles have appeared in over 250 journals. She is a board member of the International Council of the Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social, Sao Paulo, Brasil; a Patron of the new economics foundation (London, UK); and a Fellow of the World Business Academy. She co-created with the Calvert Group the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators, an alternative to the Gross National Product, regularly updated at www.calvert-henderson.com.
Henderson has been 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 holds Honorary Doctor of Science degrees from the University of San Francisco, Soka University (Tokyo), and Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. An active member of the National Press Club (Washington, DC) and the World Future Society (USA), she is a Fellow of the World Futures Studies Federation and a member of the Association for Evolutionary Economics. She shared the 1996 Global Citizen Award with Nobel Prize winner A. Perez Esquivel of Argentina. An Honorary Member of the Club of Rome, she was also honored as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior in 2010 and 2012 by Trust Across America.