M E G A T R E N D S , M A R A T H O N S & M E D I T A T I O N S
WED 9:15–10:15 AM BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT | STEWARD-OWNED COMPANIES
Redefining Capitalism with Ecosia:
the Green Search Engine
Ruby Au, Head of Ecosia North America
Ecosia is a green search engine and certified B-Corp that reinvests 100% of its profits into tree planting and climate action. To do this, the team at Ecosia thinks about capitalism– and a company's role within it– in a fundamentally different way. In this session, Ruby Au, Head of Ecosia North America, breaks down the nuance and implications of "shareholder capitalism" for purpose-driven companies.
RUBY AU is the Head of North America at Ecosia, where she is responsible for Ecosia's market strategy across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Prior to joining Ecosia, Ruby worked in Kenya's social impact & tech startup scene, where she launched the African office for the Linux-based Endless Operating System. She also founded and exited Lumen Labs, a Nairobi-based EdTech company and social impact startup. Ruby holds dual degrees in Business and Environmental Science from the University of Southern California.
WED 10:30—11:30 AM OVERCONSUMPTION & POLLUTION | CHILDREN & THE FUTURE
Oceans, Plastic, Climate, & Kids:
How learning ZeroWaste habits and pedaling (when possible) is a gift to the future
with Tim Oey
Tim will recount how he has re-engineered his life and show you how you can too, so together we can conquer the climate challenge and leave the greatest inheritance ever imagined.
TIM OEY runs ZeroW.org to help people learn how to save spaceship Earth's life support system by pursuing Zero Waste -- saving our environment, oceans, climate, money, and lives. Zero Waste means working to eliminate trash and pollution and doing our best to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. All waste is money lost. His household of 3 humans and 3 dogs is down to about a quart of trash a month. His solar powered electric home generates more electricity than it consumes and his transportation is almost fossil fuel free as well -- mainly bicycles and an electric car. In 2019 he did a 5000 mile business trip by bicycle from San Francisco to Boston to deliver 254 talks across the US about Oceans, Plastic, Climate Change, and Kids.
RSVP HERE for OCEANS, PLASTIC, CLIMATE & KIDS 10:30-11:30 AM Pacific (GMT -7)
WED 12:00 NOON—9 PM LAUDATO SI' READING MARATHON OF CONTEMPLATION
Pope Francis’ encyclical on Care for our Common Home
WHY NINE HOURS of LAUDATO SI’? : 1 hour for each year remaining in this critical decade for a just transition by 2030
This marathon reading is a centerpiece of every tUrn week. In Fall 2021 we will have a total of 27 different readers. Drop in throughout the day and evening to witness any part of it at anytime.
Visit www.scu.edu/turn/laudato-si for all of this information and more.
To sign up for a 20 minute reading time click here: READER's SIGN UP
To download the text of Laudato Si' click here: GET LAUDATO SI'
Thank you for being a part of this as a listener or reader or both!
RSVP HERE whether you'll just drop in and listen, or will attend as a reader.
WEDNESDAY 8:00-9:30 PM
tUrn CLIMATE ACTION POWER HOUR hosted by Emily Pachoud and Eemon Ghasemiyeh
Attended a Wednesday HEADLINER and want to meet reflect with others?
Meet at 8 PM Wednesday to connect with others, and achieve concrete advocacy tasks together around the day’s themes and action items – be guided in using on-line tools for climate advocacy and hang out with some like-minded climate leaders. We'll drop in for a few minutes on the Laudato Si' reading and then spend some time brainstorming and taking some small but important steps.
Help drawdown global warming one choice, one advocacy strategy, and one civic engagement move at a time.