Corporate Partners Program

EVENTS


Special Event

2017 IoES Gala – Innovators for a Healthy Planet

An event honoring Paul G. Allen and Toyota

3.13.2017

Every year, we honor environmental game-changers at the UCLA IoES Gala. Paul G. Allen races the extinction of elephants and flips common paradigms for ocean and climate health. Toyota leads sustainable transportation and reinvents eco-mobility with vehicles like the Prius and Mirai. These 2017 Gala honorees prove that sustainable innovation can surmount the greatest threats of our time.


Symposium

Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency

Corporate Partners Program Symposium

1.18.2017

The Corporate Partners Program of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability is proud to present: Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency UCLA water experts and business leaders will come together to discuss what steps companies can take to ensure that they are prepared for our water future. Speakers will address: Cutting-edge...


Symposium

EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050

UCLA College Luskin Endowment Inaugural Symposium

10.18.2016

From public policy to installation art, EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050 explores all facets of modern environmental challenges and highlights efforts to make lives and businesses more sustainable. The program includes talks from top experts, workshops, local and national nonprofit organizations, art, a student film contest—and much more. We will highlight UCLA campus-wide sustainability while showcasing the new Luskin Conference Center and honoring the generosity of Meyer and Renee Luskin.






NEWSROOM
Awards

12.18.2017

Rajit Gadh named by IESA one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids”

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) named IoES Faculty member and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Rajit Gadh as one of the “50 most influential Indians in Energy Storage and Micro-grids.”


Headline

12.6.2017

Portable Treatment Systems to Create First ‘Virtual Water District’

Water Deeply spoke with IoES faculty member/ UCLA engineering professor and director of the school’s Water Technology Research Center, Yoram Cohen.


Blog

12.4.2017

Inhabiting a Post-Urban Twenty-First Century

The capitalist paradigm as a world economic system that works for people and the planet is failing. For cities and nature, shifting graciously and well into the Anthropocene requires a fundamentally different political-economy that reflects new ethics and priorities.


Headline

10.12.2017

IoES creates new environmental sustainability doctoral program

UCLA’s Daily Bruin published an informative article detailing IoES’s new Ph.D in Environment and Sustainability that showcased the differences between the Ph.D and the D.Env in Environmental Science and Engineering and featured quotes from faculty about why the Ph.D is critical in an increasingly disciplinary world.


Awards

10.6.2017

Mahendra receives Paul L. Busch award for technology to clean water of pollutants

Shaily Mahendra, a UCLA associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Samueli Fellow, has received the 2017 Paul L. Bush Award from the nonprofit Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, in recognition her groundbreaking research in developing promising environmental friendly technologies to remove pollutants from water. The honor, awarded annually since 2001, is considered the top recognition...


Headline

5.23.2017

Olympics: IOC’s 2024 evaluation commission gets full LA experience

There were stops at UCLA, where student residences would be renovated and transformed into an Athletes Village, and the Memorial Coliseum which anchored both the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games and would be a centerpiece again should LA beat out Paris, the only other city in the running, for the 2024 Olympics.


Headline

4.28.2017

LA earns ‘disappointing’ C grade for its sustainability efforts

The results were “a surprise and a disappointment,” Mark Gold, of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, told KPCC. “We thought the grades would have been better than they were ... There has been so much great policy, so many great programs.”


Headline

4.7.2017

Bloomberg BNA: California’s cap-and-trade auctions are lawful

“I think the court really got it right,” Cara Horowitz, a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, told Bloomberg BNA. “It took a creative analytical approach to recognize that the auction is neither a tax nor a traditional regulatory fee, but something else entirely.”