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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.

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  • June 19-20- Green Sports Alliance Summit- Register today using the code “IGEL” to save $75 on your pass! Check out volunteer opportunities for students! 
  • September 25-Women in Sustainability Leadership Seminar Series: Francesca Kennedy, Founder of I.X. Style
  • October 2-Wharton IGEL Women in Sustainability Leadership Series: Maria Negrete-Gruson of Artisan Partners- Register here
  • October 16- Wharton IGEL Women in Sustainability Leadership Series: Emily Landsburg of Ultra Capital – Register here
  • November 7-  Wharton IGEL 12th Annual Conference: Setting the Goals for a Flourishing World. Check out the speaker list here. Register here.
  • November 12-14- Sustainability in Packaging Europe. Use code: SPEU19WH for 10% off your registration. Register here

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Eric_MediumEric 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.

 

Gary-Survis_Small-PhotoGary Survis

Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania

Gary Survis, IGEL Senior Fellow, has participated in multiple IGEL sponsored conferences and moderated several of IGEL’s Annual Conferences.

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