Thinking Matters: Meeting the Global Sustainability Challenge
September 23, 2014
Woods Co-Director and Senior Fellow Jeff Koseff and Woods Senior Fellow and Dean of the School of Earth Sciences Pam Matson discuss “Meeting the Global Sustainability Challenge,” a course they co-teach. The course is part of Thinking Matters, a program designed to help Stanford freshmen transition from high school to college by introducing them to a multidisciplinary approach to learning that emphasizes critical analysis, close reading and creative problem solving. Read more about Thinking Matters.
Business of Sustainability Summit 2014 | Highlights
May 5, 2014
The Business of Sustainability Summit 2014 engaged a diverse cohort of 54 CEOs, chief sustainability officers, and business unit heads from 47 companies including AT&T, Annie's Inc., Airbnb, Chevron, Disney, Gap, General Motors, Kaiser Permanente, LinkedIn, McKinsey, Method, Starbucks, Wells Fargo, Yahoo and a small group of Woods faculty from all seven Stanford schools.. Watch more videos from this event.
Lisa Jackson, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and current vice president of environmental initiatives at Apple, discusses what the private sector can do to unleash a wide range of environmental solutions. Jackson spoke at the second annual Stephen H. Schneider Memorial Lecture in honor of the Stanford professor, Stanford Woods Institute senior fellow and world-renowned climate scientist who died in 2010.