Nicole Cruz

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'Evonomics' - a Synthesis of Behavioral, Ecological and Evolutionary Science - Could Be 'the New Economics'
'Evonomics' - a Synthesis of Behavioral, Ecological and Evolutionary Science - Could Be 'the New Economics'

The Next Economy / Evonomics co-founders Joe Brewer and Robert Kadar led an engaging presentation-turned-debate Wednesday morning that started with the question, “Is economics a science?” The discussion generated from this kickoff question set the tone for the rest of the hour, where individuals from academia, finance, NGOs, and corporations engaged in rich discussion on the evolution of economics – its history, its relevance, and its future. - 3 years ago

How the Chemical Footprint Project Is Helping Business Build Health Into Products, Brands
How the Chemical Footprint Project Is Helping Business Build Health Into Products, Brands

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Chemicals have a huge impact on our health and environment. Over 3,000 chemicals come onto commerce each year and only a small percentage of those chemicals are ever tested for health impacts. Fortunately, some organizations are undertaking the big, important task of understanding their own and others’ chemical footprints through the Chemical Footprint Project (CFP). - 3 years ago

How to Factor in Exponential Technologies and Deep-Future Trends in the Innovation Process
How to Factor in Exponential Technologies and Deep-Future Trends in the Innovation Process

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Technology is exponentially accelerating, creating a future that is difficult to imagine and one that impacts communities on a systems level. It is Robert Suarez’s job to think way, way outside of the box and design for that exponential future. Whether helping to put a 3D printer and recycler in space or creating a virtual holographic room with Lowe’s, Suarez dreams big and designs for exponential impact. As the Managing Director of Innovation and Design for Singularity University, he tackles large social and environmental issues. - 3 years ago

#EarthToParis: Designing Global Calls to Action and Engaging Multiple Stakeholders at Scale
#EarthToParis: Designing Global Calls to Action and Engaging Multiple Stakeholders at Scale

Marketing and Comms / “We’re going to change the world - all of us together. I know we will.” – Max Schorr GOOD is a social impact company that creates stories, experiences, and tools to push the world forward. During a dynamic workshop Monday afternoon, the GOOD team - including Max Schorr, co-founder and Chief Community Officer; Casey Caplowe, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer; and Gabriel Reilich, Head of Video - provided case studies, tools, and interactive exercises to help workshop attendees answer the question: How do you build something that people want to be a part of? The goals of the workshop were: - 3 years ago

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Making It Stick Internally: Recognizing and Advancing Maturity Levels of a Sustainability Program
Making It Stick Internally: Recognizing and Advancing Maturity Levels of a Sustainability Program

Organizational Change / SB’16 San Diego kicked off strong with a morning workshop led by Kevin Wilhelm - CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting - and Kevin Hagen, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Iron Mountain. Together, they have created the Hagen-Wilhelm Matrix – a tool to help organizations not only identify what phase of sustainability they are in but how to advance their organization forward. This matrix moves away from linear sustainability phases offered by other models that map organizations’ sustainability journeys. - 3 years ago

West Elm's Artisan Partnerships Supporting Thousands in Developing Communities
West Elm's Artisan Partnerships Supporting Thousands in Developing Communities

Product, Service & Design Innovation / This post is part of a series written by MBA and MPA candidates in Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course, examining the role of marketing in advancing sustainability across all sectors. - 5 years ago

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