Bonnie Nixon, MEd
Professor Bonnie Nixon has held many high-profile positions at the global forefront of a new low carbon, resource protected, and just economy, and is committed to using innovative and scalable technologies to accelerate sustainable supply chains and advance human rights. Today, Nixon is an educator, researcher, and strategic planner who specializes in complex global and local challenges and sustainable supply chains. Currently, Nixon teaches lifelong learners to understand how all consumer goods are made and what can be done to address complex environmental and socioeconomic injustices. Nixon received a BA in sociology from Pennsylvania State University, a master's degree in how learning technologies can accelerate sustainability and advance human rights from Pepperdine University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in global leadership and change. Nixon believes in the power of technology and web-based collaboration. Nixon focuses on regenerative and transformative business models and ventures. With a focus on reducing emissions, water use, waste, chemicals, toxins, pesticides, and plastics, she works with ethical corporations, startups, and researchers on responsible sourcing and cutting-edge product design. Nixon has served as: strategic advisor and business development, sustainable brands, NOW Partners; senior partner with Environmental Resources Management (ERM); director, corporate social responsibility and global sustainability for Mattel Toys; executive director of Walmart-led the Sustainability Consortium (TSC); director of global sustainability and ethical sourcing for Hewlett-Packard (HP); board member for Sustainable Silicon Valley, Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, Responsible Sourcing Network, Pepperdine Social Entrepreneurship and Change; vice president of environmental communications consultancy, Circlepoint, Inc.; and director of public relations for the Boston Harbor Cleanup Project with the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority.
- MEd Pepperdine University