Bonnie Nixon

Bonnie Nixon
Director of Sustainability
Long Beach Container Terminal
Bonnie Nixon has held many high-profile positions at the global forefront of a new low carbon, resource protected and just economy. As a corporate sustainability executive at LBCT and Sustainable Supply Chain Professor at Harvard and UCLA. Bonnie skillfully leads ethical conversations and global initiatives designed to accelerate tangible progress towards Net Zero Emissions and Fairtrade with the use of new and emerging technologies. As a lifelong learner dedicated to educational access, Ms. Nixon graduated from Penn State in Sociology, obtained a Masters’ Degree in Learning Technologies and is currently a PhD Candidate in Global Leadership and Change at Pepperdine University. Her Doctoral Thesis is focused on the intersection between environmental injustice and labor exploitation.

Ms. Nixon believes in the power of transparency and collaboration to find solutions to equitable sourcing and trade and understands that new and emerging technologies including automation, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and other multi-media tools can and will dramatically accelerate a more regenerative reality for future generations.

Her experience includes:
•Entrepreneur of Environmmental Planning and Communications Consultancy (BonnEco, Inc.)
•Senior Partner with Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
•Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Sustainability for Mattel Toys
•Executive Director of the TSC, Walmart led Sustainability Consortium
•Director of Global Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing for Hewlett-Packard
•Driver for the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and Responsible Business Alliance
•Vice President of Environmental Communications Consultancy, Circlepoint, Inc.
•Director of Public Relations for the Boston Harbor Cleanup Project
•Advisory and Board Member for Sustainable Brands, Sustainable Works, Sustainability Roundtable, Responsible Sourcing Network and Sustainable Silicon Valley

Speaking in:

June 21
9:45 am10:15 am
Room 25B
Ocean carriers and container terminals are doing their part to help retailers, brands and others reduce their carbon footprints. Learn what they are doing, what questions you should be asking and how you can leverage their sustainability stories to improve your own sustainability story.