Strategic corporate conservation planning, with Margaret O’Gorman
Margaret O’Gorman is my guest on Episode 98 of Inside Ideas with Marc Buckley.
Margaret O’Gorman operates at the intersection of business and nature. As President of the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), she helps companies find value in natural resources conservation and mainstream biodiversity across operations.
She highlights the problems of too much planning and not enough action. She is a proponent of simplifying approaches to conservation and opening the door to efforts that restore broken places, enhance existing ecosystems, and return healthy biodiversity to all places. She has spoken at Business and Biodiversity forum at the Convention on Biological Diversity’s COP13, the Smithsonian Institute’s Conservation Optimism Summit, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Cement Sustainability Initiative, and Ireland’s National Biodiversity Conference.
Her new book is Strategic Corporate Conservation Planning: A Guide to Meaningful Engagement was published February 2020.