Initially funded by a generous contribution from The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, the SPS program has since engaged with leading companies and top researchers from across the University of California at Berkeley to generate leading edge sustainability-focused research.
The program addresses real world sustainability challenges across the entire value chain by bringing together practitioners from our partner corporations and world-leading researchers from across UC Berkeley – with the Center for Responsible Business at the center of it all. The CRB serves both as the external interface of the program to corporate partners and as the internal convener of sustainability-minded researchers.
Moreover, the CRB seeks to identify researchers who may have an interest in engaging in sustainability-focused research to bring these researchers to the discussion.
The program has three areas of focus:
For the latest SPS Program Annual Report (2013-2014), please click here.
"When I arrived in my role as Executive Director of the Center for Responsible Business in August 2014, I was – and remain – firmly convinced of the importance and the incredible opportunity represented by the SPS program. By bringing together a community of researchers and corporate partners, we can more effectively address our greatest sustainability challenges than any one of us could do individually."Are you interested in joining the SPS community? Please let me know. I would love to hear from you."