Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance with Rowan University: Environmental: The Science Behind Climate Change

VIDEO November 18, 2022

Speaker / Author

Kenneth Lacovara, Ph.D.

Professor of Paleontology and Geology, Rowan University

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara has unearthed some of the largest dinosaurs ever to walk the earth, including the massive 65-ton Dreadnoughtus, which appeared in the recent film Jurassic World: Dominion. He is a recipient of The Explorers Club Medal, the club’s highest honor. His TED talk has been viewed by over four million people, and his book, Why Dinosaurs Matter, published by Simon & Schuster, is a winner of the Nautilus Book Prize. Lacovara’s discoveries have landed him three times in Discover magazine’s 100 Top Science Stories of the Year, and he has appeared in 17 television documentaries. Currently, he is ... Read More

Bob Bunting

CEO, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Center - CAC

Robert (Bob) Bunting is a scientist and serial entrepreneur, high technology start up expert and educator. He is CEO of the new Climate Adaptation & Mitigations Center, CAC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing a curated data-base and situational analysis in four topical areas impacted by a warming climate. They are: seal level rise, Red Tide, hurricane changing characteristics, and human health. The CAC has a Florida centric focus but once fully operational, CACs in other locations are planned to deal with regional issues specific to climate warming. The goal is to provide a trusted view of the climate warming to ... Read More

William Kennedy

GIC Board Chair and CEO, RiskBridge Advisors, LLC

Bill Kennedy co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals. As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, he oversees and is responsible for RiskBridge’s strategic course and all investment decisions. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years of industry experience. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer with Fieldpoint Private from 2012-2019, where he was responsible for investment policy, asset allocation, and investment manager selection. Mr. Kennedy also chaired the bank’s Investment Committee and served on the bank’s Board of ... Read More