Sustainability and Materials Science
John Bernardo, Sustainability Strategist
Idaho Power Company
March 3, 2017 – Noon – 1:00 PM
About the Presentation
Mr. Bernardo’s presentation will provide an overview of what sustainability is and how it relates to the study of Materials Science. He will discuss several innovative technologies associated with integrating sustainability into business operations, as well as relate Materials Science topics to iPhones, cars, and warfare.
About the Speaker
John Bernardo is the Sustainability Strategist for Idaho Power Company. He identifies and implements sustainability initiatives into the company culture, oversees reporting to national, international and investment-based organizations, promotes (CSR) Corporate Social Responsibility internally and externally, and manages the production of the annual sustainability report.
He holds two degrees from The Pennsylvania State University (Environmental Resource Management and Biology) and a Masters of Education in Science Education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
John is also Executive in Residence at the Boise State University College of Business and Economics. He is an avid mountain biker, an archery enthusiast, and once he even got to play “The Puzzle” on NPR with Will Shortz.