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.
- Professor of Law, Robert & Marion Short Scholar, Notre Dame Law School
Professor Bruce Huber taught for several years in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College before joining the Notre Dame law faculty in 2011. Currently, he teaches and conducts research in areas of environmental, natural resources, property, and energy law. His particular areas of expertise include energy regulation,...
- Co-Founder and CEO, ECOncrete Tech Ltd
With two-thirds of the human population concentrated around coastlines accelerated, coastal development and changes to natural coastlines are inevitable. Over time, natural coastlines undergo severe changes, and in many cases are completely overtaken by industrial facilities, coastal defense measures, and residential properties. These altered coastlines face growing threats from sea-level...
From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates Americans who are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. As climate change grows more deadly and destructive, people aren’t waiting on Washington to act.
Watch the trailer here.
Doug Bland, executive director of
Past Sustainability Series Events
- Climate Resilience Officer, Urban Sustainability Directors Network
- Director, Design Studio for Community Solutions at Arizona State University
- AICP, Consultant for North Carolina recovery from Hurricane Matthew
Braden Kay (Moderator)
- Director of Sustainability, City of Tempe
Philip Gilbertson (Moderator)
- PhD student, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, ASU
This is the third of three panel-discussions on local emergency management across all phases – preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. This third panel discusses current and best practices for local government to integrate their emergency management, resiliency and sustainable development efforts across the city and in collaboration with the whole...
Malak El Jada (Emcee)
- Undergraduate Student, ASU
- Co-founder, Fashion Conspiracy Theories
The ASU Sun Devil's for Fair Trade Student Organization presents a Fair Trade Fashion Show!
Featuring Fair Trade brands:
Stick around after the show for your chance to buy the pieces worn in it! Proceeds from the purchased clothes will go to support local...
- Principal, S2 Consulting, LLC
- Chair of Environmental Quality and Sustainability Commission, City of Phoenix
- Technical Development Manager of Clothing, Footwear, and Textiles, The Sustainability Consortium
- Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, StyleHacks
- Former Director of Innovation at Intel
Laura Tanzer (Moderator)
- Sustainable Fashion Designer, Laura Tanzer Designs
Join us for an expert panel discussion on sustainability issues and solutions in the fashion and textile related industries.
This event is a part of Arizona Eco Fashion Week, from April 22-27, where sustainable Arizona fashion brands and experts will unite for a week of education, engagement and entertainment...
- Program Coordinator, RISN Incubator
- Director, RISN Incubator
- Program Manager, Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service
Fast-fashion is at the root of a large portion of global industrial pollution, but entrepreneurial organizations have responded by changing the way we think about and express our sense of style.
In this workshop, the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN) Incubator team will discuss the incubator and the...
From the filmmakers of SUSTAINABLE, the new documentary RIGHT TO HARM tells the riveting stories of five rural communities, exposing the devastating public health impacts that factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens across the United States.
Click here to view the trailer.
Join us for a Wrigley Hall Open House, as we will be screening the "24 Hours of Sustainability," a documentary series presented by Wells Fargo and powered by ASU.
This celebration of Earth Day will feature conversations, films, games, and educational opportunities around the clock and around the world.
This moving film follows Thomas Jackson's journey across the U.S., as well as to the UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco and India, as he draws upon a wealth of religious traditions to understand how we can lessen the effects of climate change through compassion.
View the trailer here...
- Director of Sustainability, City of Tempe
Lauren Withycombe Keeler
- Assistant Research Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
Through a public process, Tempe residents have identified 12 climate actions that will move Tempe forward on energy, transportation, and extreme heat. Please join us for a Climate Action Plan Forum to review these proposed actions and ensure support for these actions with the larger community.
Celebrate Earth Day 2019 by helping to restore walking and hiking trails on "A" Mountain, Tempe's only preserve. Let's walk the talk and give back to the mountain we love too well!
Where to Meet: Hayden Butte Park Preserve, just north of Tempe Mission Palms. Muffins and coffee will be...
- Founder, Holistic Engineering and Land Management, Inc.
Degraded land (desertification) occurs in an ecosystem out of balance, where both water and nutrient cycles have become ineffective. To mitigate these symptoms, engineers continue to use “Band-Aid” strategies that adversely impact the environment while imposing high initial and reoccurring costs.
In contrast, Ricardo Aguirre aims to integrate natural...
- 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...
Soaring at 28,000 feet without a drop of fuel, nothing is predictable. Not the weather, not the technology. And certainly not the fate of a man, alone for five days in a fragile, first-of-its-kind aircraft with nothing but ocean below.
Point of No Return takes you behind the...