Topical Tag: Business

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q&a with debbie levin, architect of green cars’ red carpet moment

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

Blue Prosperity Symposium

2019 Student Research Presentations

5.10.2019

The first year of research for the Blue Prosperity program at UCLA concludes with a series of presentations by student researchers from the Anderson School of Management, the Luskin School of Public Policy, and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES). Presentations will focus on topics relating to sustainable development in Pacific Islands, addressing:...


Symposium

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...

People

tomoko kanda

Tomoko Kanda

MURP '19

Urban Planning

anna johnson

Anna Johnson

B.S. '19

Environmental Science & Political Science

owen emerson

Owen Emerson

B.A. '18

Geography & Environmental Studies

Projects

sar sustainable purchasing team

Enhancing the Ethical and Sustainable Framework of UCLA’s Promotional Product Supply Chains

Pictured above, left to right: Ryan Hallman (Team Leader), Monica Portillo, Ayahna Mack, Gabriel Hernandez, Stephanie Hauschildt (Team Leader), and Corbin Kehrberg   SAR Sustainable Purchasing Team: Enhancing the Ethical and Sustainable Framework of UCLA’s Promotional Product Supply Chains   Project Description:  The Sustainable Purchasing Team aims to improve the sustainability and ethicality of UCLA’s promotional product supply chain. Such products...

supply chain: 2018-2019 focus

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 increasing sustainability throughout the supply chain.  The kickoff event for this year’s CPP program took place on October 2. Panelists at the event included Chuck Gatchell (VP/GM of Olympics and Athletes...

planet innovation podcast

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...

Publications



The effectiveness of US energy efficiency building labels

Omar Isaac Asensio, Magali A. Delmas

Published Work | 2017 | Nature Energy

In the News


10.16.2018

Wallet Hub- 2018’s Most and Least Energy Efficient States

UCLA’s Deepak Rajagopal answers: What is the biggest mistake consumers make when trying to make their homes more energy efficient?


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."

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