By Manuel Oliva, CEO To all in our Point Blue community, In these uncertain times we wanted to send you an update on how Point Blue is responding to the latest developments of the coronavirus pandemic (aka COVID-19) and send our support as we all navigate our way through this unprecedented event. The health and
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A Commitment to Double Down in 2020
By Manuel Oliva, CEO In the weeks since attending the United Nations climate negotiations in Madrid as part of the Point Blue’s official delegation, I have spent a good deal of time reflecting on the outcomes of the meeting. On the one hand, the negotiations themselves did not advance in the way that we all
Live from Madrid: Thoughts from the UN’s annual climate conference
By Manuel J. Oliva, Chief Executive Officer Poland. Mexico. South Africa. Denmark. For the past 15 years I’ve traveled to various far-flung locations to attend the United Nations’ annual climate change meeting. Known officially as “Conferences Of the Parties” (and informally as “COPs”) tens of thousands of people attend these events each year, almost all
How do we live with fire in California?
By Manuel Oliva, CEO As we cope with yet another season of devastating fires throughout California, as well as associated power outages, my first thoughts are for everyone who has been affected. Having seen many of our staff, who live across the state be directly impacted by the loss of power for days, and some
Innovation and Inspiration: Celebrating The Blue in Point Blue
By Manuel “Mani” Oliva, CEO Fifty years ago humans accomplished what previously many thought impossible: landing people on the moon and returning them safely to Earth. Although I was too young to understand the enormity of this moment, I was heavily influenced by its impact and legacy and I decided to pursue a career in
10 Questions and Answers with our New CEO
It is with great excitement that we officially welcome Manuel “Mani” Oliva on his first week of work as Point Blue’s CEO. Over the coming months, there will be a variety of opportunities for you to meet Mani, but in the meantime, please read on to get to know him a bit! You can also
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