12-1PM, April 10 | Food Innovation Studio Info Session

Virtual Webinar

Join us to learn more about the Fall 2020 Food Innovation Studio class! Join Zoom Meeting: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/7544241100

Food Innovation Studio is a 2-unit course at Berkeley Haas. It is dedicated to identifying food industry opportunities, developing innovative solutions, and aligning execution tactics to build mission-driven, disruptive food ventures.

The course involves a group project with mentorship from real-world professionals. It will be led by Professor William Rosenzweig (Social Impact Fellow at Berkeley Haas), an accomplished entrepreneur, investor, and educator with extensive experience in food systems. The course is application based and selections will be made by mid-April.

Applications are due by Monday, April 13th and can be found at: forms.gle/r82EQ9YuS5Y7Xd3Y8

April 22 | DSS/Peterson Speaker Series: Jose Andres Virtual Webinar

Virtual Webinar

José Andrés is a committed advocate of food and hunger issues and is known for championing the role of chefs in the national debate on food policy. This special Edible Education 101 class will focus on Andrés’ humanitarian efforts with the not-for-profit organization World Central Kitchen, founded by Andrés in 2010 in response to the Haiti earthquake. WCK is devoted to providing meals in the wake of natural disasters and is core to Andrés’ commitment to changing the world through the power of food.

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September 29 | Microsoft-Berkeley Annual Conference on Business, Technology, and Human Rights

Spieker Forum

The Human Rights and Business Initiative at Berkeley-Haas is pleased to partner with the Microsoft Technology and Human Rights Center to convene its Annual Conference on Technology, Business and Human Rights. In line with its 2020 Vision for Human Rights, Microsoft seeks to demonstrate leadership in business and human rights, frame the debate about technology and human rights, and catalyze action by other companies— in the technology sector and beyond.

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Date TBD | 5th Annual Patagonia Case Competition

Patagonia Headquarters, Ventura, CA

This one-of-a-kind case competition redefines the relationship between business and a healthy planet.

Graduate students from across the US tackle the interconnected business and sustainability aspects of a current, real-life issue facing the outdoor gear retailer Patagonia. For students at Berkeley Haas and beyond, this case competition is an unparalleled opportunity to work on a pressing corporate sustainability issue with one of the most forward thinking companies in the world. Not to mention a unique source of fresh perspectives and innovative ideas for Patagonia leadership.

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