Anupam Bhargava is an Aspen Institute Fellow and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Clearwater Systems Corporation since early 2011. He has more than twenty years of experience as a clean technology professional with an emphasis on commercializing technology and creating new markets. Before accepting the CEO position with Clearwater, Anupam was General Manager at Pratt & Whitney – a division of United Technologies Corporation – where he established a global network for aircraft maintenance, including EcoPower® Services – a business that enables the airline industry to save billions of gallons of fuel consumption and billions of pounds of greenhouse gas emissions annually. Anupam holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from the Yale University School of Management.
Clearwater Systems Corporation develops environmentally responsible water treatment systems. The company's state-of-the-art technology, marketed globally as Dolphin WaterCare®, is installed in more than 5,000 customer facilities around the world. The company is focused on the design and delivery of advanced water treatment solutions for cooling towers that support building resource efficiency – primarily water and energy savings – while contributing to pollution prevention and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. For more information please visit: DolphinWaterCare.com.
“We unite the power of people and technology to help solve environmental and health challenges. From products and services that use less resources to innovative solutions that increase access to quality healthcare, HP helps people create a more healthy and sustainable future.”
As Director of Environmental and Health Initiatives, Chris is responsible for leveraging and aligning HP's capabilities in environmental sustainability and health care into a focused set of global programs that contributes to HP's top-line growth, brand and reputation. Chris leads a global team to articulate the HP sustainability strategy with a single voice, implement HP-led initiatives that have a positive impact on the environment and manage the development of company-wide environmental goals.
And with the support of recognized leaders in global health as partners, Chris and his team collaborate to drive transformational programs which strengthen the quality of health systems and accelerate access to health care.
Chris' background includes branding, marketing, general management and environmental experience. Prior to joining HP, Chris worked at S.C. Johnson & Son, where he most recently served as Director, Global Sustainability. There Chris led a team to drive the company’s global sustainability strategy, establish company targets and drive key projects. In addition to S.C. Johnson, he has held senior positions at Diageo Brands and Unilever.
Chris graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He then earned his Master of Business Administration in International Business at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Marika McCauley Sine
As Director of International Public Affairs at The Coca-Cola Company, Marika is responsible for stakeholder engagement, government relations, partnerships and communications on a wide range of public policy issues facing the company.
Marika leads global partnerships and engagement on 5by20, the company's global initiative to empowering 5 million women entrepreneurs across its global business system by 2020. She has pioneered initiatives to empower 90,000 small farmers to produce fruit for Coca-Cola's juices with partners including the Gates Foundation and USAID. She has also led a collaboration with Oxfam on a groundbreaking study of business impacts on communities in the developing world. Marika represents the company on the United Nations Global Compact LEAD Steering Committee.
Marika is a graduate of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and the College of William & Mary. In 2010, she was named to The Aspen Institute's First Mover Fellowship which recognizes exceptional business leaders integrating corporate profitability and societal value.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, she worked for Oxfam in the U.S. and abroad on issues such as microcredit, child labor and poverty alleviation. She also served as an AmeriCorps Volunteer with the Congressional Hunger Center at a food bank in rural Michigan. Marika hails from Hawaii and has lived in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia. Since joining The Coca-Cola Company in 2005 she has worked at the headquarters in Atlanta and in Vietnam for Coca-Cola Indochina.
Rahul Raj is a consummate social entrepreneur and business intrapreneur. At Walmart.com, Rahul leverages sustainability as a driver of the business. He has rigorously pursued opportunities to help consumers monetize old consumer electronics to unlock billions of dollars in value, while also diverting millions of pounds of e-waste from landfill.
Additionally, he has driven the refurbishing and reselling of products from Walmart’s returns stream, to help the enterprise capture additional market share while also extending the usable life of products. Rahul began his career at Procter & Gamble in brand management before joining Ferrero to re-launch Nutella and Tic Tac. He has employed his competency for turning around brands at in-sync, a division of Publicis, by successfully leading brand transformation projects for Gillette, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Havaianas, Juan Valdez, Frito Lay and Kraft. Throughout this career, Rahul has cultivated a passion for community service. As the founder of Meal Exchange, an organization that empowers students to address local hunger, he was identified by TIME Magazine as one of Canada's leading social entrepreneurs and having developed a revolutionary program.
Marika McCauley Sine, Director of International Public Affairs at Coca-Cola, talks about social innovation and the inspiration for creating 5x20, a program that recognizes women entrepreneurs all over the world.