Society Overview

Business and the environment are intrinsically linked with the well being of society. There can be no environmental sustainability without simultaneously addressing the needs of society for food, shelter, water and economic progress. Effectively balancing these multiple goals requires a deep and nuanced understanding of the social fabric in which business and environmental pursuits unfold.

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Fedor Petrenko
Grid Innovation Product Manager at Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Programs & Research

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Clean Energy Finance Forum
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Among Low- and Middle- Income Households (SEEDS II)
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Leadership in corporate social responsibility requires engagement and legitimacy
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Beyond capitalism and socialism: could a new economic approach save the planet?
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Upcoming Events

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5th annual Joint Sustainability Alumni Network Reception
Jul 17, 2019
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Recent Events

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Repurposing Land for Sustainable Energy: A Conversation with Encore Renewable Energy
Apr 24, 2019
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Principles and Pathways to a Regenerative Economy
Apr 18, 2019
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