Carbon Nation director Peter Byck has spent the last four years filming innovative ranchers that are regenerating their soils first, growing grass second, and producing healthy food third. Could these ranchers be storing enough CO2 in their soils to help slow climate change?
Byck helped form a team of scientists...
"Sustainable" is a story of hope and transformation, about passion for the land and a promise that it can be restored to once again sustain us. This film investigates the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face soil loss, water depletion, climate change,...
- Climate Resilience Chief, Pacific Gas and Electric
Kit Batten is a recognized expert in climate-change policy with more than a decade of sustainability leadership. She currently leads a company-wide initiative to increase the climate resilience of PG&E’s operations and infrastructure, as well as that of the communities PG&E serves. Batten has a PhD in ecology...
- Chief Scientist, The Sustainability Consortium
Everyday consumers are faced with purchasing choices- from standing in the middle of a produce section and deciding whether or not to pay the extra 25 cents for an organic apple to pondering if they should place the towel back on the rack after using it or get a new...
- 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...
(Re)Imagine How We ConnectOur lives consist of intersections, in order to ensure that we have economic prosperity, social well-being and environmental health we need to come together to catalyze our connections. Each year, the Sustainability Solutions Festival convenes the planet’s top sustainability events and organizations for the...
- CEO of Habitat for Humanity International
Jonathan Reckford is currently the CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. He has spent much of his career in the for-profit sector before accepting his dream job at Habitat for Humanity. Deeply committed to helping the world’s poor, Reckford was named the most influential nonprofit leader in America in...
Kate E. Brandt
- Lead for Sustainability at Google
Kate Brandt leads sustainability across Google’s worldwide operations and products. In this role, Brandt works with Google’s data centers, real estate, supply chain, and product teams to ensure that the company capitalizes on opportunities to advance sustainability and a circular economy.
Previously, Brandt served as the nation's first federal...
- Environmentalist, Political Activist
Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist focused on sustainable development, renewable energy, and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, helped found the Indigenous Women's Network, and ran twice for Vice President on a Green Party ticket with Ralph...
ASU Night of the Open Door is an evening when ASU departments and schools open their doors to the public to showcase the research and projects that they are working on. This event provides hands-on activities for all ages throughout the Downtown, Tempe, and Polytechnic campuses. This year, Night of...
Join us as we (re)imagine our home through conversations, celebrations, programs and examples of sustainability solutions in our individual dwellings, our community and across Planet Earth. The 2017 Sustainability Solutions Festival features a diverse group of partners and organizations that seek to engage audiences and inspire a more sustainable future...
2017 marks the fourth annual Sustainability Family Day at Arizona Science Center. This event focuses on connecting the public to solutions, science and opportunities to be more sustainable in their own lives. In addition to the usual array of science exhibits throughout Arizona Science Center, Sustainability Family Day features hands-on...
- GRI’s Head of Corporate and Stakeholder Relations for the United States and Canada
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an international independent organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most...
- Director, Origins Project, Arizona State University
- Dan Cracchiolo Chair in Constitutional Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
From the origins of the universe to the daily determination of justice in our courts, facts are foundational to our lives. What happens when facts are dismissed, suppressed, seen as optional or even replaced with "alternative facts"?
Watch live as Lawrence Krauss, internationally renowned theoretical physicist and director of the...
- President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
- President & CEO, AtKisson, Inc.
- Director of Emerging Customer Programs, SRP
- CEO, Goodwill of Central Arizona
- Research Manager, The Sustainability Consortium
- Senior Research Lead, The Sustainability Consortium
- VP of Sustainability Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply
- Post-Doctoral Fellow, ASU Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
GreenBiz University is a parallel conference with the renowned GreenBiz 17 conference in an ongoing partnership between ASU and the GreenBiz Group. This event invites main stage speakers from GreenBiz 17 to visit ASU’s Tempe campus to present their ideas and innovations to the university community and audience. Panel themes...
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