Passionate environmentalist David Suzuki is a global leader on issues of sustainable ecology and climate justice. Esteemed around the world for his radio and television programs, documentaries, and publications, Suzuki is a powerful voice for biodiversity, future generations, and the planet.
A celebrated academic, Suzuki earned his PhD in zoology from the University of Chicago. He worked for over 40 years as a professor in genetics and at the University of British Columbia’s Sustainable Research Development Institute, where he is now professor emeritus.
In 1990, Suzuki co-founded the David Suzuki Foundation whose main missions are transforming the economy, protecting the climate, reconnecting with nature, and building communities of individuals who live healthier, more fulfilled and just lives. He currently lives in Vancouver, Canada, with his wife, Tara Cullis. He is the father of five children.
In the News
The International Journal for Ethical Leadership (IJEL)
Inamori Ethics Prize (2012):
- Inamori Ethics Prize Speech: The Challenge of the Twenty-First Century
- Ethics Prize Ceremony and Lecture Video (English)
- Ethics Prize Academic Symposium Video (English)
More about David Suzuki: