Martin Wright

Martin Wright is a writer, editor and adviser on environmental solutions and sustainable futures with 25 years’ experience in the field. His journalism work has been published in a variety of newspapers, magazines and websites.

He is a director of Positive News, the magazine for “good journalism about good stuff that’s happening in the world”. He has also broadcast on a variety of radio and TV networks and ‘The New Environmentalism’ topped the bill at the 2014 TEDx East End talks. He is visiting judge for the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy which celebrates schemes that simultaneously tackle environmental threats and lift people out of poverty through the provision of clean, renewable energy.

Martin was launch director in 2013-15 of forum for the future (India) and has led the successful development of the forum’s work in South Asia. He advises businesses, governments and NGOs on communicating environmental and sustainability issues effectively and with integrity to a wide variety of audiences.

Martin can be found on twitter @martinfutures

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