A political, business, and environmental visionary recognized around the world as one of humanity’s leading minds, Vice President Al Gore offers a unique perspective on national and international affairs. Referred by TIME Magazine as “a businessman who is out to change the world,” Vice President Gore’s status as a leader in global politics, technology and business influences his positions as member of the Board of Directors of Apple. In addition, he is Chairman of Generation Investment Management, an asset-management company incorporating sustainability values into the financial-services world, and a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Silicon Valley’s preeminent venture firm.
One of the most powerful champions of environmental awareness in America today, Vice President Gore continues to lead the campaign to educate the world on climate change, most recently launching an exciting new global campaign, "The Climate Reality Project."
In his new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change (2013), Al Gore brings the same passion he brought to the challenge of climate change, as well as his decades of experience on the front lines of global policy, to survey our planet's horizon and identify the emerging forces that are reshaping our world.
Economic Strategy for the 21st Century
Arguing that the physical changes in our planet influence our global economy, Vice President Gore encourages business audiences to consider broader issues- environmental, social and political- when setting business strategy. An activist entrepreneur, Vice President Gore speaks about how these broader factors influence his own successful business ventures and his positions as advisor to the world’s most important technology companies.
Leadership in a Changing World
Vice President Gore speaks on leadership, reinvention and the challenges facing global economies and businesses.
Ours is a time of revolutionary change that has no precedent in history. With the same passion he brought to the challenge of climate change, and with his decades of experience on the front lines of global policy, Al Gore surveys our planet’s beclouded horizon and offers a sober, learned, and ultimately hopeful forecast. In The Future, Gore identifies the emerging forces that are reshaping our world Watch a video of this presentation here.
The Democratization of Technology
Consistently an active leader in technology, Vice President Gore discusses how technological advancement (the Internet, television, news and information) influences and changes societies.
An Inconvenient Truth
With the latest data, Vice President Gore confronts environmental issues in the world today and their impact on our global civilization in a visually stunning new multimedia presentation that both educates and inspires audiences.
An Active, Visionary Leader Today
Al Gore serves as Chairman of Generation Investment Management, a firm that is focused on a new approach to sustainable investing, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of Apple. Vice President Gore also chairs the The Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization designed to help solve the climate crisis. He is the Co-Winner, with the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for “informing the world of the dangers posed by climate change.“
Voice for Greater Social Accountability
As Vice President of the United States, Al Gore led a wide range of administrative initiatives, including policy to benefit the environment and international advancements in technology. Acclaimed for his environmental achievements, his pioneering efforts were outlined in the bestselling Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, which inspired an Oscar-winning documentary and bestselling book, An Inconvenient Truth, that ultimately brings home Vice President Gore's persuasive argument that we can no longer afford to view global warming as a political issue but rather, as the moral challenge facing our global civilization. His book, Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, gathers in one place all of the most effective solutions that are available now and that, together, will help solve the climate crisis. In his bestselling book Assault on Reason, Vice President Gore asserts focused discourse is vital to ensure a well-informed citizenry in the face of long-term challenges, from the climate crisis to the war in Iraq to health and social welfare. His new book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, is a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come. With the same passion he brought to the challenge of climate change, and with his decades of experience on the front lines of global policy, Al Gore surveys our planet's horizon and identifies the emerging forces that are reshaping our world.
45th Vice President of the United States
Al Gore was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982 and the U.S. Senate in 1984 and 1990. He was inaugurated as the 45th Vice President of the United States on January 20, 1993, and served eight years. During the Administration, Al Gore was a central member of President Clinton's economic team. He served as President of the Senate, a Cabinet member, a member of the National Security Council, and as the leader of a wide range of Administration initiatives.