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Live Blogging OG09: Clorox’s Beth Springer Brings It On

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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Beth Springer, Executive VP at The Clorox Company gave a high-energy, information dense presentation about how a nearly 100 year old company took the road towards sustainability. Beth followed on […]

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Live Blogging OG09: Chris Jordan’s Photography Presentation

Live Blogging OG09: Chris Jordan’s Photography Presentation

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by .

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I think I speak for everyone in the Covell Center main ballroom when I say Chris Jordan’s photos of the remains of sea birds, killed by the plastic they unwittingly […]

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Live Blogging OG09: Cleantech VC Panel Insightful, Sobering

Live Blogging OG09: Cleantech VC Panel Insightful, Sobering

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by .

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OG’s Cleantech Venture Capitalist breakout session, led by John Babcock, Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners and Colin Bryant, VP at Paladin Capital Group, was a sobering reminder that not only […]

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Interview with Rohit Aggarwala, NYC Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

Interview with Rohit Aggarwala, NYC Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by .

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As Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for America’s biggest city, or what locals like to call “the Center of the Universe,” Rohit Aggarwala has one of the most high-profile […]

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OCTANe Event on Automotive Future Packs the House

OCTANe Event on Automotive Future Packs the House

Posted on 29. Oct, 2009 by .

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Close to a hundred automobile execs and entrepreneurs, plus the venture capitalists that support them, as well as the curious and inspired, filled an auditorium at UC Irvine yesterday for […]

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OCTANe Presents SoCal Automotive Cleantech Forum

OCTANe Presents SoCal Automotive Cleantech Forum

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

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In terms of reducing greenhouse gases, no advance will be more important than how we run our cars. Pollution from automobiles constitutes about 35% of overall emissions of carbon dioxide, […]

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MIT Sloan’s Michael Hopkins: Tracking the Changing Nature of the Business of Sustainability

MIT Sloan’s Michael Hopkins: Tracking the Changing Nature of the Business of Sustainability

Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by .

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  Michael Hopkins is editor-in-chief of the MIT Sloan Management Review, which recently released a comprehensive survey of sustainability practices and trends in business, including interviews, case studies, and insights […]

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It’s Over: Five Reasons the Electric Car Wins

It’s Over: Five Reasons the Electric Car Wins

Posted on 23. Sep, 2009 by .

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It could take ten years or more to become apparent, but I’ll call it now: the electric car will replace the internal combustion engine. A caveat: I am not an […]

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