Topical Tag: Business

The Magazine

Could the next car you buy be your last?

For better or worse, car ownership has been as American as apple pie for the past century, but that chapter may soon be coming to a close—particularly in cities—as new technology continues to transform how we get around.

Events

Symposium

Built Environment Sustainability Roundtables

Intimate conversations on leading innovations and practices

5.1.2018

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...



People

Tomoko Kanda

Tomoko Kanda

Master student

Urban Planning

Anna Johnson

Anna Johnson

B.S. '19

Environmental Science & Political Science

Owen Emerson

Owen Emerson

B.A. '18

Geography & Environmental Studies

Projects

Planet Innovation Podcast

Planet Innovation is a monthly podcast about business solutions to environmental problems. We bring uplifting conversations with scientists and entrepreneurs who are creating innovative solutions for the planet. This is not another doom and gloom sustainability podcast. From solar clothing to lab-based meat, we discuss how science and entrepreneurship can save the earth. Season 1...

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...

Evaluating Sustainable Cleaning Products Purchased by UCLA Facilities Management

The 2018 SAR Sustainable Purchasing team will evaluate new green cleaning products to replace the cleaning products currently used by UCLA Facilities Management. We will research the effectiveness and safety of these products by researching online databases and conducting our own tests. From those results, we will analyze which green products are most sustainable, safe, and cost-effective, and recommend...

Publications



The effectiveness of US energy efficiency building labels

Omar Isaac Asensio, Magali A. Delmas

Published Work | 2017 | Nature Energy

In the News

Headline

4.23.2018

State parks turnaround deserves voter support

UCLA IoES faculyt member and UCLA Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies co-founder Jon Christenses recently co-authored a San Francisco Chronical opinion piece in support of Prop 68, a $4 billion water and parks bond that includes $218 million for state park improvements, on the June 5 California ballot.


Student Blog

4.9.2018

Zero Waste Events Team Photo Stream: Spring 2018

See what the Zero Waste Events Team has been up to during Spring Quarter 2018!


Student Blog

4.9.2018

Sustainable Purchasing Team Photo Stream: Spring 2018

See what the Sustainable Purchasing Team has been up to during Spring Quarter 2018!

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