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Issue #252
Summer 2014

252

Cover Profile

Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre

By Darren Gluckman

Move over, Styrofoam, see you later, Bubble Wrap. Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre’s Ecovative is the new (environmentally-friendly) kid in town.



Profiles

Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi: Clothes Force

By Julie Jacobs

Eco-conscious Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi find fast success with slow fashion.

Alice Waters: Waters Edge

By Victoria DiPlacido

Q&A with Alice Waters

Eden Full: Life at Its Fullest

By Kimberly Greene

SunSaluter creator Eden Full talks about her invention, her Thiel Fellowship, and being a (Princeton) Tiger.

Bill McDonough: Product Next

By Alanna Mager

The completely confusing, definitely inconsistent, refreshingly passionate life of Bill McDonough.

Yossi Leshem: Free Bird

By Victoria DiPlacido

A flight into the open sky with Yossi Leshem.

John Kluge Jr.: Toilet Training

By Victoria Scrozzo

John Kluge Jr. is using his name and his enthusiasm to treat a topic that’s been too long taboo.

Marc Fenigstein: Electric Avenue

By Nancy A. Ruhling

The bike of tomorrow is here today.

Bjørn Lomborg: The Green Monster

By Kimberly Greene

Bjørn Lomborg on the biggest environmental problem in the world. (Hint: It’s not climate change.)

UpFront

  • Paltrow cleans out her closet
  • Apple signs on to Benioff initiative
  • The amazing Garfield
  • Adelson Family Foundation gives $16.4 million to boldly go
  • Anonymous $100 million to Dartmouth
  • Hedge fund manager invests $10 million in U.K. museum
  • Gold and blue get $75 million donation
  • President and Spielberg join humanitarians
  • Starbucks boss helps vets
  • Jets punter gives up jersey, reward
  • Pets chow down in Oregon

Events

  • Costume Institute Benefit at The Met
  • Rebels with a Cause Gala
  • FIDF Gala
  • SeriousFun Gala
  • A Night at Sardi’s
  • Celebrating Women Breakfast
  • Medal of Excellence Gala
  • The Milken Institute Global Conference

The Index

Giving Green

Our list comprises social entrepreneurs who are making it safer to cycle to work (Emily Brooke), putting big money behind sustainable fishing practices (Michael Bloomberg), and solutions to provide access to clean water (Matt Damon).

Green Designs

We showcase some of the latest and most interesting developments in sustainable architecture worldwide.

Big Gift: Raymond Smith

Giving back to his alma mater.

Five Questions: Emily Abrams

She wants you to stop cooking the planet.

First Person:Laurie Davies Adams

Summer’s pesky flying insect may be nature’s secret weapon.