Robert Bernard

Head, Strategic Partnerships at National Geographic Society

Robert Bernard

Robert Bernard

Head, Strategic Partnerships at National Geographic Society

Biography

UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center
Board of Advisors

Rob Bernard
Chief Environmental Strategist
Microsoft

Biography:
Rob Bernard is the Chief Environmental Strategist for Microsoft. He is responsible for defining and implementing the global strategy for the company’s environmental efforts. He oversees the company’s environmental impact at all levels including: working with product groups to create technology innovations in software and hardware to help customers minimize their impact on the environment; helping accelerate scientific

breakthrough on environmental issues; assuring responsible business practices to reduce the company’s direct and indirect environmental impact; and working with partners in industry, government and non-government on global environmental issues. Under Bernard’s leadership, Microsoft has set its first carbon reduction goal and rolled out its first global campaign to engage with customers on ways to use information technology to reduce environmental impacts. Rob has also led the development of new technology partnerships with the Clinton Climate Initiative and the Carbon Disclosure Project to improve the tools that cities and businesses use to measure and report their carbon footprint, and track reduction efforts.

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Chancellor's Member of the Board of Advisors at University of California - Davis

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Executive Director, Research Core Facilities at University of California - Davis

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Cooperative Extension Marketing Economist, Department of Agriculture & Resource Economics at University of California - Davis

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Faculty Director, Research Core Facilities at University of California - Davis

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Chancellor at Rutgers University

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Vice Chairman at CR License LLC

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Non-Executive Chair at Southern California Edison Co.

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Co-Founder at The Wonderful Co. LLC

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Founder at NantHealth, Inc.

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President-Emeritus at University of Michigan

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Robert Bernard
Head, Strategic Partnerships at National Geographic Society
Career History
Head, Strategic Partnerships
2019 - Current

The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

Chief Environmental Strategist
Prior - 2019

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

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$500 - $999
2013

Forterra's mission is to act with immediacy to protect, enhance and steward our region's most precious resources—its communities and its landscapes.

$100 - $249
2010

Forterra's mission is to act with immediacy to protect, enhance and steward our region's most precious resources—its communities and its landscapes.

Events
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Laguna Niguel, CA, United States
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel-Dana Point, CA
2013 Fortune Brainstorm GREEN

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Robert Bernard is affiliated with National Geographic Society, Microsoft Corporation

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