Topical Tag: Business

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Lance Bass attends the 25th annual EMA Awards presented by Toyota and Lexus and hosted by the Environmental Media Association at Warner Bros. Studios on October 24, 2015 in Burbank, California.

Q&A with Debbie Levin, architect of green cars’ red carpet moment

For businesses looking to promote green products, a major turning point came during the Academy Awards at the beginning of the 21st century. As millions watched worldwide, celebrities dressed to the nines climbed out of — not limousines — but hybrid Toyota Priuses. The architect of that made-for-TV moment was Environmental Media Association (EMA) CEO...

Events

Symposium

Advancing Sustainability through Supply Chains

Corporate Partners Program Event

10.2.2018

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...


Special Event

The Green Bundle

Pairing the market with the planet.

8.16.2018

Thursday, August 16 7:30-8:30pm conversation  8:30-9:30pm reception with wine provided by Fetzer Vineyards La Kretz Garden Pavilion  UCLA Botanical Gardens   Join UCLA environmental economist Magali A. Delmas, writer David Colgan, Environmental Media Association President & CEO Debbie Levin and Elizabeth Drake of Bonterra Organic Vineyards as we dive into specific ways companies can use the The Green Bundle’s strategies to reach a...


Special Event

Does environmentalism need to make peace with capitalism?

A Zocalo & UCLA Anderson event. Moderated by Warren Olney, Host, KCRW’s “To the Point”

7.11.2018

Some see markets and corporations as obstacles to saving the planet, while others seek to weaken the capitalist system through government regulation, litigation, and appeals to the public to limit consumption. But so far, curbs on capitalism have had limited success in mitigating climate change, or producing transformational reversals of environmental damage. How can you...

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

Overhead view of containers in a port.

Supply Chain: 2018-2019 Focus

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Corporate Partners Program will focus on the supply chain. The program will explore recent trends and developments in sustainable supply chain management, accounting, and reporting. What tools are available to companies for evaluating and tracking supply chain impacts? What reporting strategies are used by firms to increase transparency to...

Planet Innovation Podcast

Planet Innovation is a podcast about business solutions to solve 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,...

Publications



The effectiveness of US energy efficiency building labels

Omar Isaac Asensio, Magali A. Delmas

Published Work | 2017 | Nature Energy

In the News

Headline

8.13.2018

Lowering Fuel Economy Standards Not As Easy As Trump Thought

Cara Horowitz, co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, explained that the Trump administration "is going to have to justify to a court why it's changing its position because the rule was put in place after a robust administrative process and record. It's often harder to justify a changing of a position than the taking of a position because you have to overcome the presumption that the rule was right in the first place."


Headline

8.13.2018

Trump CAFE proposal faces legal thicket

Trump administration's proposal is to freeze average fuel economy target at the 2020 level of 37 mpg. The government "is going to have to justify to a court why it's changing its position, because the rule was put in place after a robust administrative process and record" showed its benefits, said Cara Horowitz, co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of law.


Headline

8.11.2018

Steve Lopez: Ignore the climate change deniers. California’s hellish summer really is a grave warning

LA Times' Steve Lopez surveyed and found that many either deny that climate change is real or believe it is but not much can be done to change the circumstances. However, he believes this year's summer is the warning that people should be paying attention to. He includes UCLA's Alex Hall and ask can California  have any impact on reversing climate change. Hall has no doubt, California is setting the pathway for change and adaptation. 

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