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Bonnie Nixon

Bonnie has held many high-profile positions at the global forefront of a new low-carbon, resource-protected and just economy. As LBCT’s director of sustainability she is responsible for leading the Net Zero 2030 Strategy, ESG reporting, community outreach and LBCT’s day-to-day environmental operations. Bonnie is a professor of sustainable supply chain at Harvard and UCLA and prior positions include executive director of global sustainability at Hewlett-Packard, Walmart and Mattel, senior partner at ERM and two decades on environmental infrastructure with the regional, state and federal government. Bonnie began her career leading public relations for the Boston Harbor Cleanup Project and managed environmental planning and communications for dozens of transportation projects including high-speed rail and several railroad mergers and water, land use planning and utility restructuring programs throughout the United States. She obtained a bachelor's from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in learning technologies and is currently completing a PhD in global leadership and change at Pepperdine University. As the chairwoman of the Responsible Sourcing Network, Bonnie specializes in human rights education, due diligence and the eradication of modern slavery in complex supply chains around the world.


How Long Beach Container Terminal plans to meet its Net Zero goals by 2030

The 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update set the Port of Long Beach on the path to zero-emission goods movement, with a goal of transitioning terminal equipment to zero emissions by 2030 and on-road trucks by 2035. The Port is moving whilst ahead with six projects to demonstrate zero emissions equipment and advanced energy systems in Port operations. In this presentation Bonnie Nixon, the Director of Sustainability at the Port of Long Beach Container Terminal will set out the facts and figures as to what Long Beach Container Terminal has done and what it will do in order to meet its Net Zero goals by 2030.