Charting a Sustainable Recovery: Leveraging Environmental Investment Opportunities with COVID-19 Economic Stimuli

Friday, May 22 at 2:30pm to 3:30pm

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Virtual Event

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, policymakers are drafting the largest economic stimulus packages in history. These policies offer a tremendous opportunity to invest in sustainability-related initiatives.        REGISTER HERE

Event Speakers:
J. R. DeShazo, Director, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation
Fran Pavley, Environmental Policy Drector, USC Schwarzenegger Institute
Bob Keefe, Exec. Director, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)
Matt Petersen, President and CEO, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

This webinar will examine:

  •  How should we think about the environment during and after the pandemic?
  • The recovery from the 2008 recession advanced environmental goals in unprecedented ways. What are lessons from the 2008 recession and the ways it advanced environmental goals that could be adapted today? 
  • What key opportunities and needs exist for environmental investments in COVID economic stimulus packages? 
  • What can the public sector do to advance sustainability goals at the local, state, and federal level? How can investments maximize social, economic, and environmental benefits?

This UCLA Luskin Summit session is co-hosted by the Luskin Center for Innovation and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


Other Location

Price School of Public Policy
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