Corporate Partners Program
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Energy Storage Solutions: Enabling the Expansion of Renewable Energy
The IoES Corporate Partners Program is hosting a discussion on energy storage for the renewable energy sector.
In recent years, governments and corporations alike have joined in a global movement towards near-term net zero energy commitments. While the vision of a world running on renewable energy has gained traction, it is still unclear how we will actually make this transition a reality. This event will center around some of the practical issues...
The Future of Supply Chain Sustainability: A New Standard of Operation
Corporate Partners Program Event
Incorporating supply chain considerations is no longer a differentiator in the field of corporate sustainability, but rather a standard practice for major companies. During the discussion, three speakers will address topics such as procurement strategies, supplier evaluations, and the future of supply chain practices. Three student teams will share their research findings on related topics...
Advancing Sustainability through Supply Chains
Corporate Partners Program Event
Join business leaders to explore topics in supply chain sustainability. An increasingly integral part of sustainable business strategies, integrating sustainability throughout the supply chain can provide benefits for consumer transparency, emissions reductions, and overall efficiency gains. Featured Speakers Include: Chuck Gatchell, VP/GM of Olympics and Athletes, Nike Bonnie Nixon, former Director of Supply Chain Social and Environmental...
Built Environment Sustainability Roundtables
Intimate conversations on leading innovations and practices
Industry leaders will make brief presentations on their contributions to sustainability in the built environment. Participants will explore these topics further in small roundtable discussions with the presenters and UCLA faculty. Students will share their green paper research with attendees before and after. Featured speakers include: Jim Hanna, Director of Datacenter Sustainability, Microsoft Dave Pogue, Global...
Spotlight on Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Built Environment
Corporate Partners Program Event
Join business leaders for an interactive discussion on sustainability in the built environment.
Research Roundtable: Water Resiliency for Business
A Corporate Partners Program Event
The Corporate Partners Program will conclude this year’s focus on Water Resiliency for Business with a Keynote from LA24 and interactive Research Roundtables
2017 IoES Gala – Innovators for a Healthy Planet
An event honoring Paul G. Allen and Toyota
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.
Spotlight on Sustainability: Preparing Your Company for Water Resiliency
Corporate Partners Program Symposium
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...
EARTH NOW: EARTH 2050
UCLA College Luskin Endowment Inaugural Symposium
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.
UCLA Green Building Symposium – Resiliency: Managing Energy, Water, and Seismic Risk and Implications for Property Owners
2015 CPP Workshop
This workshop centered around the nexus of disaster response, sustainability, and resiliency.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.”
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.”