Sustainable Business

Rajat Panwar

Research from Walker College sustainability director supports case that consumers can affect corporate climate action
Jul 24, 2020

In a recent post entitled Climate Change: The Ball Is In Our Court, Erik Kobayashi-Solomon cited Dr. Rajat Panwar, associate prof...

World Bee Count with James Wilkes and Joseph Cazier
Jul 8, 2020

Professors Dr. Joseph Cazier and Dr. James Wilkes were recently featured in the popular Apple Podcast series.In this episode, they talk with Professor...

Sustainable business professor warns that climate change initiatives may be other casualty of the pandemic
Jun 30, 2020

Walker College of Business Sustainability Director, Dr. Rajat Panwar, predicts a downturn in sustainability initiatives due to the global pandemic. Qu...

Rajat Panwar

Walker College sustainable business director offers five ways for corporate sustainability professionals to make strides during COVID-19
Jun 15, 2020

A new article from Dr. Rajat Panwar, Sustainable Business Director for the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University, offers guidance...

Carlie Smith

Holland Fellow makes the most of an international experience without travel
Jun 1, 2020

When Honors senior, Carlie Smith, was awarded the 2020 William R. Holland International Business Fellowship, she thought she would be traveling t...

Rajat Panwar

Sustainable business professor advises corporations to develop local production and supply networks
May 20, 2020

“It's time to develop local production and supply networks,” a recent article published in the California Management Review by Dr. Rajat Panwar, S...

Dr. Joseph Cazier, left, and Dr. James Wilkes, members of Appalachian’s Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) team, check on beehives installed on Howard Street in Boone. Cazier is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, and Wilkes is a professor in the Department of Computer Science.

Counting bees, because bees count — App State creates pollinator-tracking app
May 18, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” is a saying attributed to Peter Drucker (1909–2005), one of the most widely known...

#WalkerAbroad Spring 2020 Winners

Spring 2020 #WalkerAbroad Photo Contest Winners Announced
Apr 23, 2020

While 18 business students and faculty members at Appalachian State University submitted more than 50 photos for the Spring 2020 #WalkerAbroad Photo C...

Alumni transition business from outdoor gear production to face mask production amid pandemic shortages
Apr 5, 2020

In recent weeks, America's healthcare system has seen a mass shortage of PPE, personal protective equipment, and some citizens are assisting with figh...

Chase Warrington '08 and his wife, Allison, and their 50-pound husky Koda in Valencia, Spain, where they live and work remotely

Walker College alumnus offers tips for employees working from home
Mar 26, 2020

Working remotely is top-of-mind for many Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Appalachian State University asked students to learn remotely and ...