Scotch Literature Festival 2007 > Chris
Chris Leptos has earned a reputation as an adviser of choice to State and Federal governments across the political divide. Over a decade ago he helped launch Western Mining Corporation - and the global mining industry - down the path of reducing carbon and water usage (and aspiring to sustainability) which earned him the Order of Australia. He likes doing the hard stuff.
'Boiled frogs' or 'prudent leaders' (Year 11 & 12)
Why has it taken the business community so long to respond to the environmental crisis of our time? Our business leaders now acknowledge that Climate Change is a clear and present danger that could undermine our economic and social well-being. Were our business leaders asleep at the wheel, or did they act prudently and rationally with limited and ambiguous information?