Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Sciences · UC San Diego

Veerabhadran Ramathan discovered the greenhouse effect of CFCs

Lightweight Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles as Research Platforms Clouds, aerosols, greenhouse gases, and climate Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC) Air-sea interactions Climate Change Mitigation

Elizabeth Olson

Associate Professor of Anthropology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in medical and environmental anthropology, ethnobotany, and Indigenous medicinal plants

Rural Humanitarian Aid in Guatemala Traditional Healing Systems Sustainable Development Public Health Medicinal Plants

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa) AKA Don Trent Jacobs, PhD, EdD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Sustainability; counter-hegemonic education; social justice; contrasting Indigenous ways of knowing with Western ones

Counter-Hegemonic Education Peace and Justice Studies Ecological Justice Indigenous Studies Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Kenneth A. Frank

Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods · Michigan State University

Kenneth A. Frank studies how roles and relationships among teachers affect classroom practices and school decision-making.

causal inference and education research methods Social networks among teachers and the impact of social dynamics in schools adolescent decision-making in social contexts

Jennifer Burney

Associate Professor of Environmental Science · UC San Diego

Jennifer Burney's research focuses on simultaneously achieving global food security and mitigating climate change.

Climate Impacts on Agriculture Science Energy Poverty Global Food Security Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Zining Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Accounting, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Accounting Financial Reporting Economics

Professor David Gordon

Professor of Social Justice and Director of the Poverty Institute · University of Bristol

Global leader on tackling poverty, social deprivation and social mobility

Climate Change and Poverty Poverty Statistics Hunger Social Deprivation Poverty

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Mr. Grant A Donald

Creative Director · Silk Tree International

Design for an ageing population

Design guidelines and policy development Landscape Design Urban Design Master Planning

Solomon Darwin

Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation | Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Hailed as the “Father of the Smart Village Movement”

Open Innovation Smart Villages / Smart Cities Business Models Innovation Strategies for Emerging Economies Business Ecosystems

Dr Timothy Whitehead

Lecturer in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering & Design · Aston University

Timothy Whitehead's research interest is in developing approaches to improve the design of products distributed in low income countries.

Industrial Design Low Income Countries 3-D Printing Product Design Waste Plastic Filaments

Daniel Jacobs, J.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Management, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Senior Fellow, LMU Global Policy Institute

Sustainability Environmental Law Business Law Compliance Risk Management

Professor Marina Novelli

Professor of Tourism and International Development · University of Brighton

She is committed to generating new knowledge on ways in which tourism can play a key role in sustainable development.

Travel Policy Tourism in Africa International Tourism Sustainable Tourism International Development

Penelope Simons

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Penelope Simons has been engaged in research on corporate human rights accountability for over a decade.

Business and Human Rights Corporate Social Responsibility International Human Rights Law Transnational Corporations Human Rights and International Economic Law

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

Paul J. Gertler

Professor | Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics | Professor, School of Public Health | Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact | Scientific Director, Center for Effective Global Action · University of California, Berkeley

Labor Markets Poverty Alleviation Impact Evaluation Health Economics Early Childhood Development and Education

Laura D. Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influential scholar of economics and public policy; expert on trade and competitiveness

Disruption Global Economy U.S. Trade Policy High-Technology Competition Automation

Thomas Dietz

University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) · Michigan State University

Expert in climate change, human driving forces of environmental change, environmental values, environmental decision making

Ecology Environmental Policy Human driving forces of environmental change Climate Change