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Wharton Initiative for GlobalEnvironmental Leadership IGELHighlights2007 – 2020Celebrating our Accomplishments

IGEL’s MissionTo develop, disseminate, and promoteknowledge for business sustainability on aglobal scale through the exchange of insightfulacademic directive and industry bestpractices, in order to prepare the current andnext generation of leaders to uncoverprofitable business solutions addressingenvironmental concerns.

Organizational Partners

Academic AdvisorsCarolyn KouskyExecutive DirectorWharton Risk CenterHoward KunreutherArthur van BenthemCo-DirectorAssistant Professor ofRisk Management andBusiness Economics andDecision Processes CenterPublic PolicyThe Wharton SchoolGary SurvisLecturerMaster of EnvironmentalStudies ProgramMark Alan HughesAndy HuemmlerMaria AndrewsSusan WachterProfessor of PracticeSenior LecturerAssociate Director of Professor of FinanceWeitzman School ofChemical andUndergraduateThe Wharton SchoolDesignBiomolecular EngineeringProgramsDepartment of Earthand EnvironmentalScienceYvette BordeauxDirectorProfessionalMasters Programsin Earth andEnvironmentalScienceAlan BarstowDirectorOrganizationalDynamicsSteve FinnProfessorGlobal PennovationWitold HeniszDirectorWharton Political RiskLabMauro GuillenProfessor ofManagementThe Wharton SchoolSally CardyAdministrative DirectorProfessional MastersProgramsSarah LightSanjay PatnaikAssociate Professor ofDepartment of StrategicLegal Studies &Management and Public PolicyBusiness EthicsGeorge Washington University(GWU) School of BusinessBill LauferDirectorThe Carol andLawrence ZicklinCenter for BusinessEthics ResearchJohn GiordanoAssistantCommissionerNJ Department ofEnvironmentalProtectionMike UseemDirectorCenter forLeadership andChangeManagementTrevor PenningProfessorPerelman School ofMedicineGeorge DayGeoffrey T. BoisiProfessor EmeritusThe Wharton SchoolRobert GiegengackStan LaskowskiProfessorLecturerDepartment of Earth Department of Earth andand EnvironmentalEnvironmental ScienceScienceJohn KeeneProfessorEmeritusCity and RegionalPlanningTed EmmettProfessorPerelman Schoolof Medicine

Alumni AdvisorsBernard DavidMillicent PittsChairmanCEO & Executive DirectorThe Global CO2 Initiative Ocean ExchangeJon FreedmanSenior Vice President,Global Government AffairsSuez WaterDakota DobbinsSenior ConsultantGeneva GlobalMarissa RosenMedia CampaignAdvisorClimateSANSilvia SchmidProgram ManagerEcoVadisKarissa KrusaPresidentSonoma CountyWinegrowersAmy OchsenreiterDirector, EnterprisePrioritiesGAFAndrew ChungFounder & ManagingPartner1955 CapitalAndreas GrusonExecutive ChairmanCompologyBert BarnesSustainability andGiving ManagerBeautycounterRob BernardGlobal Head ofStrategic PartnershipsNational GeographicSocietyKendra MorrisDirector of BusinessDevelopmentSuezAaron RatnerManaging DirectorUltra CapitalEmily SchapiraExecutive DirectorPhiladelphia EnergyAuthorityRoland Van der MeerPresident, CIO,Co-FounderResonantTechnologies GroupSamantha KlugBusiness StrategyManagerAccentureOmar BlaytonCFOSunwealthRon Ben-ZeevFounderWorld HousingSolutionShauna SadowskiHead of SustainabilityNatural and OrganicUnitGeneral MillsPatrick CairoPresidentPCAIRO ManagementConsultingGeof RochesterFounderGRC AdvisingCaroline D’AngeloNathan SellLead, Green Diplomacy Technical WriterInitiativeU.S. EPAU.S. Department ofState

Academic CurriculumMBA Major: Business, Energy,Environmental and Sustainability(BEES)The BEES major examines the relationship betweenbusiness and the natural environment, including humanhealth and safety as well as addressing a range of policyissues.MBA/Master of EnvironmentalStudies Joint DegreeThis joint degree complements and enhances Wharton’smulti-disciplinary approach to integrating knowledge andadvancing educational goals in the business andenvironment sectors.Undergraduate Concentration orMinor in Environmental Policyand ManagementThe undergrad focus is designed to provide in-depthfoundations for those interested in the complex relationshipsbetween business and the natural environment,management of environmental risks, and the business andeconomics of energy.

Executive EducationPrograms2012 Program:2014 Program:Thanks to the generosity of SAP, IGEL had its first Business SustainabilityLeadership Executive Education program in June 2012 at the Wharton SanFrancisco campus. The inaugural class of business executives had three daysof training in leadership, environmental management and more.The Wharton School’s 2014 Environmental Sustainability LeadershipExecutive Education program of the Aresty Institute of Executive Educationwas made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Merck.

IGEL Conferences2019 12th AnnualConference2018 11th AnnualConference2017 10th AnnualConference

Wharton/Bank of America GlobalEnvironmental Leadership Global ForumsThe Speaker Series featureda prominent globalenvironmental leader as thekeynote speaker during theannual event held incoordination with Wharton’sGlobal Alumni ForumsWharton Global Alumni Forum in San Francisco 2011Creative Solutions for Global Challenges

Women in Sustainability LeadershipSeminar SeriesMirei Endara de HerasFormer Panamanian Ministerof EnvironmentEmily LandsburgDirectorUltra CapitalMaria Negrete-GrusonCFA, Managing DirectorArtisan PartnersElizabeth MontoyaChief of Protocol & IRRubiconPaulette FrankWorldwide VP of SustainabilityJohnson & JohnsonCatherine RicouSVP Environmental ServicesSUEZ North AmericaConnie DuckworthFounder and CEOArzu Studio HopeAnne PapageorgeVP of Facilities & Real EstateUPennLeslie NadineCEOSUEZ North AmericaLisa ConwayVice President of SustainabilityInterfaceJane Mosbacher MorrisCEOTo The MarketKim RumphPresidentTerminix ResidentialKorinti RecaldeSVP of SustainabilityUnited TechnologiesLaurie HolmquistGeneral Manager,Delta Air LinesAngelita Fasnacht- CuellarLinda FroelichBoard MemberGlobal Sustainability DirectorGlobal Water AllianceFMC CorpMaureen AnastasiaSenior Managing DirectorCBREHaley RussellCo-Founder,Chippin

Women in Sustainability LeadershipSeminar SeriesMirei Endara de HerasFormer Panamanian Ministerof EnvironmentEmily LandsburgDirectorUltra CapitalMaria Negrete-GrusonCFA, Managing DirectorArtisan PartnersElizabeth MontoyaChief of Protocol & IRRubiconPaulette FrankWorldwide VP of SustainabilityJohnson & JohnsonCatherine RicouSVP Environmental ServicesSUEZ North AmericaConnie DuckworthFounder and CEOArzu Studio HopeAnne PapageorgeVP of Facilities & Real EstateUPennLeslie NadineCEOSUEZ North AmericaLisa ConwayVice President of SustainabilityInterfaceJane Mosbacher MorrisCEOTo The MarketKim RumphPresidentTerminix ResidentialKorinti RecaldeSVP of SustainabilityUnited TechnologiesLaurie HolmquistGeneral Manager,Delta Air LinesAngelita Fasnacht- CuellarLinda FroelichBoard MemberGlobal Sustainability DirectorGlobal Water AllianceFMC CorpMaureen AnastasiaSenior Managing DirectorCBREHaley RussellCo-Founder,Chippin

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Research Reports

Student EngagementWharton IGEL granted six scholarships for MBAstudents to attend the Antarctica LeadershipVentures in 2009, 2010 and 2011Wharton IGEL supports ClimateCAP:The Global MBA Summit on Climate, Capital, & Businessis an annual event that brings MBA students andindustry leaders together to learn what every MBA needsto know about the business implications of climatechange.Partners include:

Careers in Sustainability2019 Career EventOver 150 StudentsRegistered!2018 Career EventOver 90 StudentsRegistered!

Thank You for Your Commitment toBusiness & the Environment!Eric OrtsJoanne SpigonardoDirectorGuardsmark ProfessorSenior AssociateDirectorHayley McCurdyJennifer LessickCommunications CoordinatorPenn MES ‘20Graduate InternPenn MES ‘21

2012 Program: 2014 Program: Thanks to the generosity of SAP, IGEL had its first Business Sustainability Leadership Executive Education program in June 2012 at the Wharton San Francisco campus. The inaugural class of business executives had three days of t