The collaborative is an expansion of eBay’s 1L summer program, introduced in 2016 by the San Jose-based company’s senior director of compensation, benefits and equity compliance David Pilson and senior product and commercial counsel of global intellectual property Patricia Svilik.
Pilson joined eBay in 2014, his first in-house role in Silicon Valley.
Mars’ Chief Science Officer Harold Schmitz discusses the biggest challenges in food, agriculture and health
With the population growing and the climate changing, our food, agriculture and health systems are facing increasing strain. To do something about this, Mars, Incorporated co-founded the Innovation Institute for Food and Health earlier this year with the University of California, Davis.
VIRGINIA, U.S.A., September 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Women play a crucial role in agriculture. Across the world, female farmers are integral to how we make many of our famous Mars products. We are committed to ensuring that we help improve the lives of those female farmers as our supply chains grow. To deliver that commitment, we are involved in projects, which aim to strengthen our supply chain by building stronger communities and empowering women:
I recently had the honor of participating in a panel discussion hosted by Net Impact and CollaborateUp to share my views and to participate in a productive discussion about ways people and organizations can work together to assure we meet the food needs of a growing population.
Hackathon Supports the Culinary Institute of America’s Launch of its new Food Business School
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/– Mars, Incorporated has joined food innovators, entrepreneurs and scholars, top tech talent and emerging food leaders – to take part in a hackathon that aimed to find innovative solutions to the biggest challenges faced by the food industry.
Cross-sector collaboration highlighted at Mars-UC Davis symposium with representatives from academia, NGOs and industry
SACRAMENTO, USA, January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Industry leaders turned out in their hundreds on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 to mark the launch of the Mars-UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health and engage in debate and discussion on one of the toughest issues ever faced by global society.
Nobel Laureates and leading scientists will meet to discuss global food challenges at symposium to mark launch
SACRAMENTO, Calif., January 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with UC Davis, is launching the Innovation Institute for Food and Health, part of the World Food Center at UC Davis, with a day-long symposium on January 14. Laureates and other leading scientists are set to discuss major challenges relating to improving global food security, sustainable agriculture and health for a growing world population.
First class of plant breeders graduate from African Plant Breeding Academy, run by UC Davis in collaboration with Mars
NAIROBI, Kenya, December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The African Plant Breeding Academy, run by the University of California, Davis, in collaboration with Mars Incorporated and their global partners, today graduated its first class of plant breeders in Nairobi, Kenya.