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Scaling Sustainability Innovation Conference

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and Doerr School of Sustainability are pleased to host a conference on the subject of Scaling Sustainability Innovation. This conference seeks to bring together leading academic scholars, sustainability focused entrepreneurs [aka ecopreneurs], and business leaders working on and interested in scaling sustainability innovation to share their perspectives and experiences.

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Sustainability Accelerator Speaker Series

The Stanford Sustainability Accelerator Speaker Series invites entrepreneurs, policymakers, investors, and others working in sustainability to share their stories about transitioning innovative ideas into scalable solutions.

Past event recordings

Lighting the Way: The d.light Journey from Stanford Class Project to Impacting 150 Million Lives


Nedjip (Ned) Tozun
Co-Founder of d.light

Ned Tozun, co-founder of d.light, shares the transformative journey from a Stanford class project to impacting 150 million lives in Asia and Africa through innovative solar energy solutions.

Recording from March 13, 2024
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Ocean Solutions to Global Climate Challenges: ARPA-E’s Perspective on Ocean-Based Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) at Scale


Simon Freeman 
Program Director 
ARPA-E

Dr. Freeman discusses ARPA-E’s significant investments in ocean farming, carbon capture measurement technologies at sea, and the broader vision for the 2050 blue economy.

Recording from February 27, 2024
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Creating Sustainability Impacts: Journey from Academic Innovation to Entrepreneurship


Yi Cui
Faculty Director 
Stanford Sustainability Accelerator 

Professor Cui delves into the transformative journey from academic research to real-world entrepreneurial solutions in the field of sustainability. This session promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of how academic innovations can create significant, sustainable impacts in our world.

Recording from January 24, 2024
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