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Chief Oren Lyons talks on Sustainable Leadership in Stockholm, November 4

Press Release   •   Oct 27, 2015 10:28 UTC

OCTOBER 27, 2015 (STOCKHOLM) – Chief Oren R. Lyons is Faith Keeper of The Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, which is one of the Six Nations in the Iroquois Confederacy (Haudenosaunee). Oren Lyons is a highly regarded and internationally highly acclaimed speaker on human rights, leadership, as well as global climate and environmental issues. In a unique seminar in Stockholm November 4, he talks about sustainable leadership. 

Oren Lyons was the keynote speaker at the United Nations in 1992 at "The International Year of the World's Indigenous People" and will also speak at the climate summit COP21 in Paris later this fall.

He has on several occasions been invited speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders on Human Survival, one of the most influential people in the Traditional Circle of Indian Elders,

Lyons currently holds a professorship at the Institute for American Studies at the State University of New York, Buffalo.

Lyons appeared on a one-hour documentary Faithkeeper. produced and hosted by Bill Moyers and broadcast on PBS 1991. He appeared in Leonardo DiCaprio's documentary "The 11th Hour" in 2007.

Since 2008, Oren Lyons is Chairman of the Swedish-American innovation company Plantagon.

Time: Wednesday, November 4, at 5:00-8:00 PM.

Location: Summit, Tidningshuset (DN-scraper) Rålambsvägen 15, Stockholm.

Press info and accreditation
For press seats please contact PR Manager Carin Balfe Arbman, carin.balfe-arbman@plantagon.com or phone +46-70-633 35 08. Pre-registration is required as seats are limited. Link to regular tickets: link

Plantagon Non-Profit Association is the non-profit body of Plantagon Companization, owner and stakeholder in Plantagon International. Companization is a hybrid Consisting of two different organizations, a non-profit body and a company under one ethical and economical framework. Plantagon Non-Profit Association works with the public's interest in the promotion of sustainable local food systems and urban agriculture as a foundation for bothering developed and Developing Countries to advance towards urban development and sustainability. Besides advancement of sustainable urban agriculture, Plantagon as a membership-based organization works with the Sustainable Business Models and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Anyone interested in Supporting our ideas or to work with us is welcome to join us as members. www.plantagon.org

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