By Amy Dinh, CRB Program Manager
The CRB has been hard-at-work, organizing our spring event lineup! We invite you to get engaged with us in any (or all!) of the following ways this semester: Sustainable Business Professionals in Residence Series:
The following individuals will meet with internship-seeking MBAs at Haas:
- Thursday, 1/30 – Jessamine Chin, Sr. Corporate Citizenship Manager, VMware Foundation
- Friday, 1/31 – Marcy Scott Lynn, Sustainability/Privacy Programs, Facebook.com
- Thursday, 2/6 – Jesse Nishinaga Manager, Advisory Services, BSR
- Friday, 2/7 & Friday, 2/14 – Ani Deodhar, Program Lead, Sustainable Buildings, Autodesk
Click here for more information, and to register for a 30 or 45-minute appointment.
Other Spring Events:
• Thursday, 2/20: “The Daily Table”
Speaker: Doug Rauch, Founder, The Daily Table & Former President, Trader Joe’s
Between 30-40% of food produced annually in the United States is wasted. Meanwhile, 49 million Americans live in food insecure households. The Daily Table, a new nonprofit opening in Dorchester, Massachusetts this spring, aims to turn these two wrongs into a right. Founder and former Trader Joe’s president Doug Rauch will share his experiences from the early days of starting a mission-driven business.
• Tuesday, 2/25: “The Price of Climate Risk”
Speaker: Robert Litterman, Chairman of the Risk Committee, Kepos Capital & Retired from Risk Management Career at Goldman Sachs
A collaborative global decision on carbon dioxide emissions pricing must be made soon or the risk of a catastrophic incident linked to the warming of the earth will rise, warns Robert Litterman. He will appeal to a free market philosophy that recognizes increasing risk should come with a price, and suggest that key stakeholders must recognize the inherent risk in emissions, determine the cost of that risk to society, and price that risk accordingly.
• Wednesday, 4/23: New Belgium Brewing
Speaker: Kim Jordan, Co-Founder and CEO, New Belgium Brewing
New Belgium Brewing has received numerous awards not only for its craft beers, but also for being a top place to work in America and a leader in green business practices. Kim Jordan, co-founder and CEO, has a lifelong commitment to developing healthy communities that has informed New Belgium’s culture through progressive policies like employee ownership, open-book management, and philanthropic giving.