Heather Norris, Dean of the Walker College of Business, has earned the inaugural Green-E Award from Appalachian State University's Sustainable Business Collaborative.
The Green-E award recognizes individuals for outstanding accomplishments in the area of sustainable business at Appalachian. The "E" stands for Economy, Environment, and Equity.
Appalachian's sustainable business director Jim Westerman explained that Norris has provided the platform for the recent strides in sustainable business curriculum and practice at Appalachian. "Dean Norris has built sustainability into our vision, mission and values," said Westerman. "She has provided the necessary resources for accomplishing our mission and has been an inspiration for all of us in making the Walker College a distinctive driver of business sustainability and a better future."
Westerman presented the award to Norris during a reception following the second annual Business for Good event on Friday, August 19, 2016 in Blowing Rock, NC.