Gove DePuy


Gove DePuy is an Sustainability Professional with a background in environmental landscape design, certification and Indonesian Studies. He has been living in Bali since 2004 when he began managing the Waste Water Gardens Program at Yayasan IDEP. Since then he has been involved in various projects around Southeast Asia with a focus on Appropriate Technology and Sustainable Tourism. He is currently developing a Resilient Lifestyles company.

Talk Summary

Recognizing Sustainability: Beyond certification towards personal responsibility

The rapid development of the sustainability field coupled with recent popularity of using sustainability terms in marketing makes it rather confusing to understand actual benefits of different methods, practices, companies and products. What can we actually do about all this? This talk will give some framework for the conversation and suggest a few simple tips for “recognizing sustainability”.