Tech+Society Conference 2021 Day 2

These are fascinating times - tech-based innovation offers the promise of disruptive technologies which can lower cost and improve outcomes in critical areas of societal focus. The innovations and the businesses that drive them, however, are often subject to a rapidly emerging "techlash" with a growing set of concerns about potential monopolistic behavior of large tech companies, concerns […]

California’s Urban Forests in a Changing Environment

UCLA LaKretz Garden Pavilion 707 Tiverton Dr, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Ritter will describe his 20 years working to understand patterns and change in California’s diverse urban forests. He will describe research involving the California Urban Forest Inventory project and SelecTree. Climate change has and will continue to affect the state’s urban areas. Can we predict how urban tree species will respond to increasing temperature and variable precipitation? […]

Coming to Campus: LACI at UCLA

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) welcomes UCLA staff and faculty to join us for an overview of our programs. LACI is creating an inclusive green economy by: unlocking innovation by working with startups to accelerate the commercialization of clean technologies; transforming markets through partnerships with policymakers, innovators, and market leaders in transportation, energy and […]

Engineering Day 2021

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 3PM ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4. PLEASE REMEMBER TO USE YOUR SCHOOL-ISSUED EMAIL ADDRESS. ZOOM LINK WILL BE SENT 1-2 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE EVENT. REGISTER HERE We’re inviting environmental, chemical, and civil engineering students to learn about future career opportunities at LA Sanitation & Environment.  Hear from recent hires […]

Social Innovations Around the World

Join the Centers@Anderson and Professor Chris Tang, in conversation with Cheryl Gregory (’10), senior manager, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Edwin Keh, CEO, Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) and former chief operating officer, global procurement, Walmart; and Shailendra Tyagi, former head, supply chain and logistics, ITC Limited where he led the […]

Efforts to Phase Out Oil and Gas Extraction in California

Register Here: https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpcemppj0sGdCVttEhc4SBijpEPAfjMQ80 Please join us for a panel on "Efforts to Phase Out Oil and Gas Extraction in California," hosted by the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Environmental Law Society. The panel will feature advocates working to address the impacts of oil and gas extraction. Topics will include recent […]

Eatwell 2021 Food Day at UCLA Farmers’ Market

Bruin Plaza UCLA

Join Eatwell Pod for our annual food day event at UCLA Farmers’ Market. More details coming soon! The Farmers’ Market is held biweekly at Bruin Plaza for UCLA students, staff, faculty, and community to enjoy. Our team further champions sustainability, community, and education through our events and workshops. Come join us and support your local […]

Leading with Courage and Candor: Inclusive Leadership

Sana Rahim is a Senior HR Business Partner and People Programs Lead at brightwheel. Sana designs work environments where employees are happy and able to do their best work. She has deep expertise in diversity & inclusion, talent management and employee engagement. Sana believes work should be engaging, joyous and inclusive for ALL employees. She […]

People & Pollinators: Panel on Bees, Beekeeping, Gardens, and Our Greater Food System

La Kretz Garden Pavilion 777 Tiverton Avenue (Mildred Mathais Botanical Garden), Los Angeles, CA

Please RSVP below to join us at the La Kretz Garden Pavilion UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden. Maximum capacity for this event is 60 and we encourage participant to arrive by 12pm to have a seat. Latecomers are welcome if space is available. Email eatwell@ucla.edu if you have any questions or accessibility needs for […]

America Recycles Day TRUE Zero Waste Precertification Training

Join USGBC-LA for a special America Recycles Day Training opportunity! REGISTER HERE TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) is a comprehensive certification program recognizing facilities for minimizing resource consumption, preventing waste, and redesigning material life cycles so that all residual materials are reused in a closed loop. TRUE was developed as a leadership standard to […]

Partnership Models for Increasing Park Access

Parks provide opportunities for people to be physically active, spend time in nature, and connect socially with others. Yet over half of Los Angeles County’s population lives in neighborhoods without access to parks and open space with the majority of high-need areas being concentrated in low-income communities of color. LA County has an opportunity to […]

The Story of Plastic Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion

The Story of Plastic is a searing expose revealing the ugly truth behind plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling. Different from every other plastic documentary you’ve seen, THE STORY OF PLASTIC presents a cohesive timeline of how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry […]

Climate Change, Health and the Built Environment Discussion Series, Part 1: California’s Landscape

Hosted by the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate’s Housing as Health Care Initiative, UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions and Impact@Anderson. REGISTER HERE With an increasingly urgent need to adapt to our changing climate, the built environment offers unique opportunities for programs and new practices that can protect and improve human health. In order […]

COP26, Climate Regulation and Beyond: How Business Leaders can Become Effective Climate Leaders

High Impact Tea featuring Mary Nichols, Distinguished Counsel at UCLA Law, Former Chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, in conversation with Dr. Magali Delmas, Professor of Management at the Anderson School of Management and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. REGISTER HERE With COP26 underway and almost to its conclusion, we wanted to […]

Global Trends and The Future of Travel – The Role of Technology and Sustainability

Join the Centers@Anderson and Professor Terry Kramer, in conversation with M. İlker Aycı, chairman of the board of directors and executive committee for Turkish Airlines, Europe's busiest carrier, and the largest airline in the world by the number of passenger destinations served (315) . He will discuss global trends including trade issues, growing nationalism and […]

Can Healthcare Reduce Its Carbon Footprint?

Every nation, every industry, and every community are being impacted by climate change. While COP26 may be over and promises were made, work is already in progress in addressing future impacts of our actions today. How is the healthcare industry both contributing to the planet growing warmer, and what is being done by forward-thinking leaders […]

Saging the World

The viral trend of smudging is endangering white sage. Metric tons of white sage (Salvia apiana) are being poached across wildlands to supply an international demand for smudge sticks, essential oil and other products. This plant is deeply rooted in the cultures and lifeways of Indigenous communities of Southern California and northern Baja, the only […]

Net Zero Accelerator Demo Day & Expo

This annual event is one of our most compelling, featuring live and interactive demonstrations from our NZA 2021 cohort, updates from NZA alumni companies, and companies in our SoCal CleanTech Express program with the Consulate General of Canada. A panel discussion on "Growth Mode" will follow our opening keynote, and we'll wrap up with interactive, […]

Partnership Models for Increasing Park Access in Underserved Communities

Parks provide opportunities for people to be physically active, spend time in nature, and connect socially with others. Yet over half of Los Angeles County’s population lives in neighborhoods without access to parks and open space with the majority of high-need areas being concentrated in low-income communities of color. LA County has an opportunity to […]

UCLA Farmer’s Market

Bruin Plaza UCLA

The UCLA Farmers’ Market is a biweekly farmers’ market held in Bruin Plaza for UCLA students, staff, faculty, and community to enjoy. Our team further champions sustainability, community, and education through our events and workshops. Come join us and support your local LA farmers!