App State alum, Climeworks executive to speak March 28

Climeworks Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships Donald Addu '07 will speak virtually to students and faculty on the Boone campus of Appalachian State University on Thursday, March 28. 

The event will be held in the Holland International Engagement Room (4th floor Peacock Hall), beginning at 12:15 p.m. 

An App State alumnus, Addu will share the new technology, Direct Air Carbon Capture, that Climeworks is spearheading.

The event will also feature students who recently traveled to Greenbiz – a sustainability conference for business leaders seeking hands-on, tangible solutions – in Scottsdale, Arizona, Feb. 12-14. 

Related: App State students, faculty members seek hands-on, tangible solutions at Greenbiz

This event is funded in part by the Walker College Dean’s Club

Register Online

The event will include a pizza luncheon. Please register online.

About the Walker College Dean's Club

Contributions from Dean's Club members provide unrestricted support each year for critical needs in the college such as: student scholarships, travel funds for faculty and students to attend course-related conferences and/or visits to corporations, seed money for new programs or opportunities within the college, and resources to bring guest lecturers, such as leaders in business and government, to the classroom. Learn more about the Dean's Club at

About Sustainable Business at Appalachian

Appalachian’s Walker College of Business is committed to advancing sustainable business practices that promote responsible management of economic, social and natural resources. The theory and practice of sustainable business recognizes that the economy, environment and society (the triple bottom line) are interconnected and interdependent, and strives to enhance the business model so that it can flourish and thrive to benefit future generations. The college offers a sustainable business minor available to business and nonbusiness majors, a bachelor’s degree in environmental economics and policy, and an MBA concentration in sustainable business. The programs focus on student engagement, research and community involvement. For more information, visit

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Published: Mar 13, 2024 9:26am