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Prof. Dara O'Rourke is an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley and the co-founder of GoodGuide. He studies the environmental, social, and health impacts of global production systems and new strategies of governance.He is currently conducting research on a number of global supply chains - from resource extraction, to manufacturing, to use and disposal. He is interested in governmental and non-governmental strategies for monitoring and accountability over production systems, and new models of public participation in environmental and labor policy. He is also leading a team of researchers focused on analyzing and improving the quality of information available to consumers on the social, environmental, and health impacts of products and companies; researching the impacts of this information on consumer behavior; and developing tools to better deliver information to consumers that actually supports behavior change. He currently teaches courses on environmental policy, environmental justice, sustainable consumption, and global supply chains.
Primary title | Affiliation:
Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley
(DEPRECATED) Program | Role:
The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors