Joel Solomon

JOEL SOLOMON is Co-Author of The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism. He is Chair of Renewal Funds, a $98 million mission venture capital firm delivering above market returns while catalyzing positive social and environmental change. Joel is a founding member of Social Venture Network, Businesses for Social Responsibility, Chair of Hollyhock, Co-Producer of RSF's “Integrated Capital Fellows Program”, and serves on the University of British Columbia Board of Governors.

3 words to describe Nature?

Guide. Goddess. Source.

3 things Nature taught you?

Diversity + Complexity are Essence

Higher Intelligence Is

Humanity is Nature Performance Art

3 most treasured Nature spots?

Cortes Island, BC, Canada

Joshua Tree and the High Desert

The human heart

When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel...?

All I need patiently awaits

When you see a forest, it makes you feel...?

Peaceful that Consciousness will survive the humanity era

When you see a volcano, it makes you feel...

Longing for wise political leaders

When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel...?

Happy to flow and glow

When you hear thunder, it makes you feel…

Change making is urgent

When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel...

Peaceful knowing that alarming times will shift

Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person?

Diversity Is strength

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being?


Share with us a childhood nature memory?

When I buried my nose into the humous and discovered soil is a mystery.