Guest Profile

Colin Beavan

Colin Beavan's writing, speaking, and activism have encouraged tens of thousands of people to examine their lives and discover what's really important to them. Colin is the founder and Executive Director of the No Impact Project, a visiting scholar at NYU and advisor to the University's Sustainability Task Force, sits on the board of directors of NYC's Transportation Alternatives, and is on the Just Food advisory council.

Colin's yearlong experiment in living with as little environmental impact as possible with his family in NYC became the subject of his provocative, award-winning blog, his book No Impact Man, and a Sundace-selected documentary of the same name.

His work has been featured in nearly every major newspaper, along with countless magazine articles, and he has appeared on shows such as the Colbert Report, Good Morning America, and Nightline