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Climate Cooperation Among Nations

Scholars and policy specialists from the U.S. and Canada convened at UCLA on March 31 for a symposium about the benefits and challenges involved in the linkage of California and Quebec‘s cap and trade programs.

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The Financial Implications of Going Green

The Institute’s Corporate Partners Program, in collaboration with the UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Fink Center for Finance & Investments, hosted a symposium on the economics of environmental corporate practices on Jan. 16 at Korn Convocation Hall.

Economic Growth and the Environment

Lecture # 6 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainabiltiy.

Natural Disaster Economics

Lecture # 7 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Environmental and Urban Economics

Lecture # 2 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

“Big ideas” in Urban Economics

Lecture # 3 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Pollution in a World with No Governments

Lecture # 4 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

Unintended consequences

Lecture # 5 in the “green bites” video series by Matthew E. Kahn, professor of economics at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

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Companies criticised for ‘green washing’ products

Charles Corbett, professor of operations and environmental management at the Anderson School of Management and IoES, was quoted in a New Zealand Herald article about the eco-labeling of consumer goods.

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Wal-Mart’s green hat

An LA Times Op-Ed opined that the company gets that a smaller carbon footprint is good for business.

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Which is the right approach for you? LCA or Supply Chain Assessment?

Deloitte & Touche, the largest professional services organization in the world, and UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability welcomed more than 20 corporate executives to a co-sponsored forum on sustainability on March 14, 2011 at the UCLA Faculty Center.