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GreenBiz University - Getting Further, Faster: Empowering Global Solutions that Transcend Borders

Walton Sustainability Solutions

Yuan Yuan

  • Head, Global Reporting Regional Hub China

To ensure that we have economic prosperity, social well-being and environmental health we need to come together to catalyze our connections across borders. This session, led by Yuan Yuan, Head of Global Reporting Initiative Regional Hub China, will explore intersections of sustainability in the global transportation economy. Case studies from Hainan Airlines, General Motors and Salt River Project showcase local to global solutions that are moving the sustainability needle forward.

Yuan joined GRI in early 2013 and now leads GRI’s activities in the Greater China Region. Yuan is in charge of governmental and corporate relations, as well as partnership with key stakeholders such as stock exchanges and industrial associations, for policy innovation and upgrading. Yuan holds a BA and MSc in International Relations from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Prior to joining GRI, Yuan has taken research roles at Fair Labor Association on labor rights in emerging markets, and the Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael on resources governance in African countries and corporate social responsibility norms in the EU.

GreenBiz University is a parallel series of lectures developed in partnership the renowned GreenBiz 18 conference. This event invites main stage speakers from GreenBiz 18 to visit ASU’s Tempe campus to present their ideas and innovations to the university community and audience.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.