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Mission

The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

Advisors Board


The Shell Center for Sustainability (SCS) Advisors Board is a group of high-level executives in the field of sustainable development or who oversee the implementation of sustainability plans and processes for their organization. The board reviews objectives and advises on the best strategies to achieve SCS goals under the strategic plan.

The Advisors Board meets twice a year.

Members have included:


Dr. Ron Sass

Dr. Ron Sass

James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy
Rice University

Ronald L. Sass, Ph.D., is the fellow in global climate change at the Baker Institute and the Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess Professor Emeritus of Natural Sciences at Rice University.

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Laura Spanjian

Laura Spanjian

Sustainability Director
City of Houston

In April, 2010, Laura Spanjian joined the City of Houston as Mayor Annise Parker’s Sustainability Director

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Andrew Mangan

Andrew Mangan

Co-founder and Executive Director
USBCSD- The United States Business Council for Sustainable Development

Andrew Mangan is co-founder and executive director of the United States Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD).

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Jose Bravo

Jose Bravo

Chief Scientist Physics and Separations
Royal Dutch Shell Group

Jose has been with Shell since 1995. As Chief Scientist Physics and Separations for Royal Dutch Shell Group, he advises on technology and R&D strategy and implementation.

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John Frey

John Frey

Sustainable Innovation Technologist
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

John leverages 20 years of global experience in sustainability and IT efficiency at HPE.

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Aston A. Hinds, Ph.D., PMP

Aston A. Hinds, Ph.D., PMP

Senior Environmental Affairs Manager
Port of Houston Authority

Dr. Aston A. Hinds is the Senior Environmental Affairs Manager at the Port of Houston Authority, in Houston, Texas

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