The Wharton-led, Penn-wide Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) promotes knowledge for business sustainability through world-class research, transformative teaching and constructive dialogue between top alumni, academic, corporate, government, and non-government organizations. IGEL is a hub for business and sustainability, connecting and leveraging academic capital at Penn to help business leaders of today and tomorrow to create more sustainable industries.
- The Cleantech Open 2018 application deadline is May 1. Apply HERE.
- Read latest Knowledge@Wharton report, Smart City Pioneers: Forging Solutions to Early Challenges, a collaboration between SUEZ and Wharton IGEL
- Don’t miss the deadline to apply for the WINDPOWER Fellowship: Apply Here!
- Listen to recent Knowledge@Wharton interview with IGEL’s Director, Eric Orts, on electric cars
- Listen to Energy Policy Now’s latest podcast about The Future of Nuclear Host Communities
- Apply Today for Annie’s Summer 2018 Sustainability Internship Here
- Check out RUBICONMethod, Rubicon Global’s new universal tool that provides best practices for running a successful recycling and waste reduction program.
- Wharton IGEL mourns the loss of Joe Stettinius and sends condolences to his family
See more in the IGEL News section.
- February 21 – Women in Sustainability Leadership Lunch Seminar Series Featuring Suzanne Lindsay-Walker, Director of Sustainability at Brambles/CHEP/IFCO – Register Today
- February 28 – Wharton IGEL Presents Dr. Vasileios T. Nasis, Ph.D, President and CEO, Netronix – Register Today
- March 23 – 24 – Climate CAP Summit, Durham, NC – Register Today
- March 28 – Wharton IGEL Presents Dave Stangis, CSO Campbell’s – Register Today
- April 5 – GWA 11th Annual Conference: Ground Water, the Hidden and Disappearing Resource: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa – Register Today
- April 18, 2018 – 11th Annual Wharton IGEL Conference – Register Today
Eric W. Orts
Guardsmark Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management
IGEL’s Director, Eric W. Orts, speaking at IGEL’s 2015 conference, Business Takes the Lead: How Innovation Will Drive Our Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change.
Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania
Gary Survis, IGEL Senior Fellow, has participated in multiple IGEL sponsored conferences and moderated several of IGEL’s Annual Conferences.