Previous Corporate Summit Topics

Previous Corporate Summit Topics:

2012 — Successful Environmental Sustainability Programs: Showing Environmental Leadership in a Recovering Economy

2011 – Implementation of AB 32:California's Global Warming Solutions Act

2010 – Corporate Sustainability: Internal Innovation Approaches and New Venture Creation

2009 – Environmental Applications and Implications of Nanomaterials

2008Energy & Water: Partners in a Critical Dynamic

2007Doubling or Quadrupling Energy and Resource Efficiency: A Matter of Future Competitiveness

2006 – The Science, Management, and Economics of Catastrophes

2005 – Mobility

2004 – Energy

2003 – The Business of Sustainability

 

More about Bren School Corporate Partners and the Corporate Partners Program

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Previous Corporate Summit Speakers

2010
Corporate Sustainability: Internal Innovation Approaches and New Venture Creation

  • Bill Barber, President, Southern California Angels, LLC; co-founder & CEO, ISOmatrix, Inc.: Corporate Innovation and New Venture Creation
  • Jay Clare, Vice President, Infrastructure & Environment Division, URS:
  • Chris Costello, Professor, Bren School: Maximizing Corporate Partnership: Leveraging the Strengths of the Bren School
  • Steve Gaines, Dean, Bren School:

  • Roland Geyer, Assistant Professor, Bren School: Industrial Ecology, Production & Operations Management

  • Mark Heintz, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Deckers Outdoor Corporation:

  • Nikki Rodoni, Sustainability Coordinator, Gill's Onions: Internal Innovation: A Strategy to Zero Waste

  • Sangwon Suh, Assistant Professor, Bren School

2009
Environmental Applications and Implications of Nanomaterials

2008

Energy & Water: Partners in a Critical Dynamic

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2007

Doubling or Quadrupling Energy and Resource Efficiency: A Matter of Future Competitiveness

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2006

The Science, Management and Economics of Catastrophes: Business Forecast and Opportunities

Presentations:

  • Dr. Ernst von Weizsacker, Dean, the Bren School, The Ecological Mindset; Current and Future.

  • Ms. Lindene Patton, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel Zurich Specialties, Zurich North America Title, Insurance and Natural Catastrophe: Environmental Insurance at a Crossroads.

  • Dr. John Melack, Associate Dean, the Bren School, Science of Catastrophes.

  • Dr. Charles Kolstad, Environmental Economist Faculty, the Bren School, Climate Catastrophes.

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2005

Mobility: What Every Corporation Needs to Know About Policy Implications, the Environment and Innovative Strategies in this Decade

Presentations:

  • Paul D. Leinberger, Senior Vice President, RoperASW

  • Randall Crane, UCLA Professor of Urban Planning

  • Thomas Peters, Vice President, CH2MHill

  • Dan Werbin, Director, Volvo North America

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2004

Energy: What Every Corporation Should Know About Reliable, Renewable, and Distributed Generation

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2003

The Business of Sustainability

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