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The 8 Attributes of Successful Sustainability Leadership

Sustainability Series
Monday, February 25, 2019
3:00 - 4:15 p.m.

Bob Langert

  • Retired McDonald’s VP of CSR & Sustainability

Bob Langert is widely known as a CSR (Corporate-Social Responsibility) subject matter expert and leader, and is the author of The Battle To Do Good: Inside McDonald’s Sustainability Journey.

In his talk, Langert will discuss McDonald’s turbulent journey to try to be a responsible company over the past three...

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An Algorithm of Life: Exploring Empathy, Sustainability, and Change Making!

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Parag Mankeekar

  • Founding Director, Neeti Solutions

Parag Mankeekar is a social-tech entrepreneur trained as a medical, public-health professional, and anthropologist. He has tackled health and social challenges while developing multidisciplinary hospitals and social enterprises.

RealLives is a data-driven, interactive life simulation that enables players to virtually live out a life, as experienced...

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The Whole Community: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Beth Boyd

  • Regional Disaster Officer, American Red Cross; Chair of Arizona Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster

Sheri Gibbons

  • Director of Emergency Preparedness for ASU; Former Emergency Management Coordinator, Town of Gilbert

Robert Rowley

  • Director for the Maricopa County Department of Emergency Management

Dan Neely

  • Manager of Community Resilience and Group Recovery Manager, Wellington Region Emergency Management Office, New Zealand

Brian Gerber (moderator)

  • Co-Director, ASU Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Associate Professor at ASU's College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Join the Hazards and Disasters XChange Collaboratory for the first of three panel discussions on local emergency management across all phases – preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. Representatives from University, nonprofits, as well as municipal and county governments, will discuss best practices for building a culture of preparedness and response...

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Ocean Conservation in a Changing Climate

Sustainability Series
Thursday,, February 28, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. HST

'Aulani Wilhelm

  • Senior Vice President for Oceans, Conservation International

It is hard to escape the reality that our climate is rapidly changing—in the natural world, and otherwise. Trends that used to be predictable are erratic. Temporary shifts, such as weather, that allowed us to adapt to momentary changes and return once again to equilibrium are no longer able to...

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Improving Educational Opportunities in Remote Pacific Islands: The SolarSPELL Digital Library

Sustainability Series
Friday, March 8, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. HST

Laura Hosman

  • Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University

The Pacific Islands are globally regarded as a barometer and first line of impact for climate change. In addition to their geographic predisposition to extreme weather events, the remote and isolated nature of these islands creates infrastructural challenges—such as lack of internet connectivity—which contribute to educational challenges. Education is critical...

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School of Sustainability Alumni - Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, March 9, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Alumni Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!

Help us give back to the community of Tempe by putting in a couple hours of yard work at...

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Sustainability Plus - Beyond the Environment

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

LeRoy Hollenbeck

  • Director Social Responsibility and Community Development, Freeport McMoRan

LeRoy Hollenbeck has decades of international development experience, as he has worked with national, regional and local authorities on strengthening capacity of local institutions, developing agricultural systems, and managing the local environment to combat climate change.

In his talk, Hollenbeck will discuss his time working in international development arena and the...

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13th International Congress of Orthopterology

Conferences Global Locust Initiative
Sunday-Thursday, March 24-28, 2019

The International Congress on Orthopterology is an interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in all aspects of orthopterology. For the first time, the Congress will take place in Africa, under the sub-title "Challenges in front of Climatic and Environmental Changes." The Orthopterists’ Society hosts the...

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We Are What We Eat: Teaching Slow Food Values in a Fast Food Culture

Wrigley Lecture Series Future of Food
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
2:30 p.m. Doors Open
3:00 - 4:15 p.m. Lecture
4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Reception & Book Signing

Alice Waters

  • Chef, Restaurateur, Activist and Author

Famed chef Alice Waters is the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades. In 1995 Waters founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which advocates for free school lunches for all...

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The Sustainability Opportunity: 3-Day Professional Certificate

School of Sustainability Professional Training
Thursday-Saturday, March 28-30, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Earn a Professional Certificate in Sustainability Strategy from ASU’s School of Sustainability and W.P. Carey School of Business.

This course is designed for mid-career professionals in the private sector who want to create a decided advantage in the marketplace by reorienting their abilities. The program will focus on the organizational opportunities...

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Convincing the Cowboys: How Gender Became Part of Humanitarian Response Standards

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. HST

Pamela DeLargy

  • Professor of Practice and Senior Advisor on International Development Initiatives, Arizona State University

This presentation will discuss the decades-long struggles (and successes) within the humanitarian community to expand emergency response from the logistics of supplying food, water and shelter to include considerations of equal access to assistance, protection from harm, and empowerment of women and girls.

Cosponsored by the East-West Center Research Program...

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School of Sustainability Alumni - Community Garden Maintenance & Harvest

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Saturday, February 9, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Interested in gardening? Want a way to contribute to your community? Interested in meeting fun, sustainability-oriented people? Then join us for the School of Sustainability Alumni Monthly Community Garden Harvest Day!

Help us give back to the community of Tempe by putting in a couple hours of yard work at...

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