Corporate Sustainability Needs a Paradigm Shift
The 2020 Appalachian Energy Summit presented a series of webinars covering areas of energy, project integration, campus building design, transportation and more, including an October 1 talk by Dr. Rajat Panwar, which served as a 2020 Business for Good event. Learn more.
The 2019 Business for Good conference was held Friday, October 18. The event featured addresses from:
- Stuart Hart, author of Capitalism at the Crossroads, and one of the world's top authorities on implications of environment and poverty for business strategy.
- Crystal Chissell, Vice President of Operations and Engagement for Project Drawdown, the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.
- Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface, Inc, a globally-recognized leader in innovations in sustainability, including initiatives such as Climate Take Back, ReEntry and Net-Works.
The fourth annual Business for Good conference featured John Replogle, CEO and President of Seventh Generation; Vance Merolla, Global Director of Sustainability for Colgate-Palmolive Company; and Joby Carlson, Director of Sustainability for Walmart, Inc. A reception followed and featured comments from Andy Acho, Former Worldwide Director of Environmental Outreach and Strategy for Ford Motor Company.
Green E Awards
The Green E Awards recognize individuals for outstanding accomplishments in the area of sustainable business at Appalachian State University. The "E" stands for Economy, Environment, and Equity.
Joseph Cazier, 2019
Todd Cherry, 2019
Heather Dixon-Fowler, 2018
John Whitehead, 2018
Leigh & Pam Dunston, 2017
Tammy Kowalczyk, 2017
Heather Norris, 2016