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Bonnie Nixon, PhD

Adjunct Professor

Bonnie Nixon is an executive educator, researcher, and CEO of BonnEco, Inc. and works with global brands on social and environmental issues in complex supply chains. As a Professor at Harvard, UCLA, and Presidio, Ms. Nixon helps lifelong learners understand how goods are made and moved and what can be done to protect the environment and eradicate modern slavery in multi-tiered supply chains. She is committed to the use of innovative and scalable technologies to promote regenerative business for large corporations and diverse communities.

Bonnie Nixon has held many high-profile positions at the global forefront of a new low carbon, resource protected and just economy including:

  • Senior Advisor, Researcher and Analyst for Sustainable Brands (SB)
  • Senior Partner with Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
  • Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Sustainability for Mattel Toys
  • Executive Director of Walmart led The Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
  • Director of Global Sustainability and Ethical Sourcing for Hewlett-Packard (HP)
  • Vice President of Environmental Communications Consultancy, Circlepoint, Inc.
  • Director of Public Relations for Boston Harbor Cleanup Project, MWRA
  • Board Director for IFinca, Responsible Sourcing Network, Sustainable Works, Pepperdine’s
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Change (SEC) Council and South Bay Bicycle Coalition – Current
  • Sustainable Brands Advisory Board, Sustainable Silicon Valley Chairwoman, Responsible
  • Business Alliance Founder and the Sustainability Roundtable Strategic Advisor – Past


BA in Sociology, Pennsylvania State University
Masters’ Degree in How Learning Technologies can Accelerate Sustainability and Advance Human Rights, Pepperdine
Ph.D. Candidate in Global Leadership and Change, Pepperdine’s School of Education

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