- Carter embodies the scope of a new generation of sustainability leaders
- Carter offers pioneering solutions to concentrated environmental problems that are grounded in a progressive economic development approach.
- Demonstrating how project development leads policy change, not the other way around
- Unlocking the Economic Potential of Environmental-Equality
Majora Carter is the only person to receive: an award from
John Podesta’s Center For American Progress, & a Liberty Medal for Lifetime Achievement from Rupert Murdoch’s:
New York Post.
Fast Company Magazine named her one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business, The NY Times described her as
“The Green Power Broker“, and the
Ashoka Foundation dubbed
Majora Carter: “The Prophet of Local”
Majora hosts the Peabody Award winning public-radio series: The Promised Land, and serves on the boards of the US Green Building Council, and The Wilderness Society.
She has a long list of awards and honorary degrees, including a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship.
She founded and led Sustainable South Bronx, when few were talking about “sustainability“; and even fewer, in places like The South Bronx.
Majora coined the term: “Green The Ghetto” as she pioneered one of the nation’s first urban green-collar job training & placement systems, and spearheaded legislation that fueled demand for those jobs.
She has exported Climate Adaptation, Urban Micro-AgriBusiness, and Leadership Development strategies for Business, Government, Foundations, Universities, and economically under-performing Communities.