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Sustainability Series speakers discuss a range of environmental, social, and economic topics at these events, sponsored or co-sponsored by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

Social Design and Sustainability

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Cheryl Heller

  • Director of Design Integration and Professor of Practice in Innovation Design, ASU

Cheryl Heller is a designer, writer, business strategist, educator, and builder who has taught creativity to leaders and organizations around the world. Heller is president of the Measured Lab, which she founded to investigate the contribution design makes to human health, as well as founder of the design...

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Culture, Carbon, and Climate Change: A Social Class Analysis

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Jean Boucher

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU

Jean Léon Boucher is an environmental sociologist and part-time activist. His research has covered issues from climate change belief and consumption lifestyles, to policies related to carbon accounting and taxation, environmental justice, the diffusion of clean-energy technologies, and community-based engineering.

In this presentation, Boucher will review his study of the relationship...

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Fostering a Local Regenerative Food Movement

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Edmund Williams

  • President, Lehr Innovations, LLC

Edmund Williams is a civil engineer who aims to change the way we produce food through ecosystem engineering. He was an inaugural fellow of the Knowledge Exchange for Resilience Fellowship and inventor of the LEHR Garden.

Functional ecosystems serve to remediate many environmental problems, and regenerative...

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