Sustainable Business

Businesses and consumers are increasingly seeking ways to be more sustainable. At UCLA, our research helps them do so in an informed, data-driven manner. Private industry has been responsible for significant environmental degradation — but it also represents an opportunity to make rapid, global improvements.

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Blue economies can repair ecosystems and economies of island nations — but not without the leadership of women

Nickie Cammisa

In countries with coastlines, there’s a literal ocean of opportunity that remains untapped. This opportunity — known as the blue economy — includes major industries such as fishing, shipping and tourism. The trick is taking advantage of this opportunity to grow the economy and create jobs without damaging ecosystems and depleting the resource, which would…

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