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Who is Pamela Peeters?

Pamela Peeters, a Belgian-born international environmental economist, has dedicated her career to sustainable business development and leadership enhancement. With a strong academic background, including two Master’s degrees in Economics and Environmental Management, she has made significant contributions to the field of sustainability. Her early passion for the environment was evident when she launched her first environmental magazine, “Grab the Green,” at the age of 12. Peeters has also been recognized for her work in the environmental technology sector, receiving the Prize of the Minister of Foreign Trade for her role in identifying bilateral trade opportunities during the state visit of Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium to India in 1998.

In 1999, Peeters moved to the USA to further her commitment to sustainable development. She completed a research fellowship at Columbia University, where she conceptualized the design of the first TV show promoting sustainable lifestyles. She has since been recognized as one of the top 50 most powerful women in the green economy and has authored the book “Urban Ecology,” which was selected as “Editor’s pick” by ECO structure magazine. Peeters also founded the Sustainable Planet Film Festival and launched the first global online magazine dealing with conscious consumer solutions, “Sustainable Styles.” Today, she continues to consult companies on sustainable business development and lectures internationally as a sustainability personality.

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