Speaker Van Jones talks about promoting greener living through technology in this intriguing millennial generation keynote. Jones believes that it's possible for America to go from being leaders in pollution to leaders in environmental solutions under the right circumstances.
Jones works with Green for All, which is a national organization that focuses on creating green jobs, that tackle big environmental issues. Jones sees a lot of opportunity in environmentally focused businesses. He says that people need to come together to make America a leader in Eco-friendly business. The environmentalists can't do it alone.
Jones sees millennials as being purpose driven and goal oriented, and believes that they should have the opportunity to contribute to the environmental crisis, through obtaining green jobs. Jones wants those who most need jobs to be able to contribute to solution-focused industries.