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February 2019


GreenBiz 2019 – Phoenix, AZ

Sustainability leaders from the world’s largest companies gather each year at the GreenBiz forum to explore pressing challenges and emerging opportunities in sustainable business. The event offers a rich blend of presentations, workshops and networking opportunities framed by the State of Green Business report, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning annual research report, analyzing key…

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February 26 - February 28 • JW MARRIOTT DESERT RIDGE • Phoenix

The Resource Revolution of Water Reuse

Conference Description: Rapid ecological and economic transformation has put water supply and quality at the forefront of public priorities across the U.S. and around the world. Global leaders are actively trying to understand how they can provide for a secure water future in the face of growing populations, weather and…

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February 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm • Wharton San Francisco • San Francisco

March 2019


Wharton IGEL Lunch Series Featuring Andreas Gruson of Industrial Advisory Services

Andreas Y. Gruson is a partner of Industrial Advisory Services, LLC, an operational investor in, and sponsor of, companies in the environmental services industry globally. Mr. Gruson is an Operating Partner at H.I.G. Capital Management, LLC.  From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Gruson has been Chairman of Estre Ambiental, Inc., a…

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March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • G50 The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 3730 Walnut Steet, Philadelphia, PA • Philadelphia

Solving US and Global Water Inequities: Sharing Solutions from Around the World

Lack of clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) is still a global crisis associated with excess deaths among children, high morbidity, and crippling development. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6 is to provide access to clean water, adequate sanitation and hygiene for everyone by the year 2030. Access to…

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March 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm • 8th Floor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania • Philadelphia

April 2019


Wharton IGEL Lunch Series: Block Chain & Sustainability Featuring Tyler Mulvihill of Viant and Mason Nystrom of ConsenSys

Tyler Mulvihill Tyler is currently a Director at ConsenSys and CoFounder of Viant. Before joining ConsenSys, Tyler worked as a consultant and financial advisory at Deloitte where he helped lead the development of fintech market offerings and delivered operational improvement solutions to his clients. At Viant, Tyler focuses on delivering blockchain-based solutions to…

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April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • G50 The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 3730 Walnut Steet, Philadelphia, PA • Philadelphia

Women in Sustainability Leadership Lunch Seminar Featuring Lisa Conway of Interface

Lisa Conway is the VP of Sustainability, Americas for Interface – the modular flooring manufacturer that is leading industry to love the world. As a member of a global team, she and her team are responsible for regional activation of the company’s mission: Climate Take Back. They’re also responsible for…

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April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • F45 Jon M. Huntsman Hall, The Wharton School • Philadelphia

IGEL Women in Sustainability Leadership Lunch Seminar Featuring: Mirei Endara de Heras, Former Panamanian Minster of Environment

Mirei Endara de Heras served as Minister of Environment (2014-2017) and as Administrator of the Panama Environmental Authority (1994-1999), leading important institutional transformation in each term, most recently elevating the environment to a cabinet level position. The legislation passed in each of those terms allowed not only for the increased…

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April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • F45 Jon M. Huntsman Hall, The Wharton School • Philadelphia

Wharton IGEL Lunch Seminar: Impact Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure Featuring Aaron T. Ratner of Ultra Capital

Aaron has over 20 years of international investment and advisory experience focusing on technology, energy, agriculture and waste. At Ultra Capital, a sustainable infrastructure investment fund based in San Francisco, Mr. Ratner is the Managing Director responsible for project origination, as well as a member of the Board of Directors…

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April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm • F45 Jon M. Huntsman Hall, The Wharton School • Philadelphia

June 2019


Sustainable Brands ‘19 Detroit

Society is transforming at an accelerated rate of change, consumers are demanding even more transparency, authenticity, simplicity, and meaning from brands, businesses, and institutions. In 2019, Sustainable Brands global flagship conference brings together the innovators, change makers, and visionaries that are leading us towards this charge. SB programming represents the…

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June 3 - June 6 • Cobo Center • Detroit
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