Research in Energy Science and Engineering, and Its Sustainability Implications for Business Conference

This conference brings experts in to discuss pathways to transition the global energy system to achieve a sustainable future for the planet and its inhabitants.

About the Sustainability Research Conference Series

The Stanford Initiative on Business and Environmental Sustainability Research Conference Series is hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability.


March 31–April 1, 2023


Stanford University campus

The challenges are enormous: prosperity and energy have been closely coupled. Can we transition to a global energy system that meets the demand for energy while ensuring that the emissions of GHGs meet the Paris agreement?

The conference will bring scholars across energy science and engineering, economics, energy-system analysts, experts on complex interactions of people, resources, and the environment, the science and practice of carbon capture and storage.

Conference Application

Conference attendance will be limited. 

Conference Organizer

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