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corporate sustainability metrics

Corporate Sustainability Metrics

Firms play an important role in the well-being of their communities. From determining the compensation, working conditions, health coverage, and training of workers, to the environmental impact of their operations on the community, and provision of public good via the taxes levied by public authorities, business organizations have a critical impact on people’s and society’s...

creating a centralized management system for student applied sustainably research at ucla

Creating a Centralized Management System for Student Applied Sustainably Research at UCLA

SAR Database Team Creating a Centralized Management System for Student Applied Sustainably Research at UCLA Final Report “Developing a Centralized Database for the Sustainability Community at UCLA” The Student Applied Research team intends to create a singular, accessible space for the UCLA community to share, analyze, and track sustainability research conducted by on-campus student groups...

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Creating a living seed bank for urban restoration in Los Angeles

Home to more than ten million people, the Los Angeles metropolitan area accommodates one of the largest urban populations in the world. The vast majority of its landscape has been converted to freeways, skyscrapers, strip malls, and other development, resulting in the loss of native vegetation and wildlife which provide valuable ecosystem services that maintain...

creating an outdoor laboratory for teaching and undergraduate research at ucla

Creating an outdoor laboratory for teaching and undergraduate research at UCLA

Native flora and fauna have become an increasingly rare sight within heavily urban communities. In cities, both flora and fauna communities frequently show drastically altered species composition, abundance, and richness, among other characteristics. In Los Angeles, one of the densest urban corridors in the United States, Sage Hill is a unique plot of land located in...

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