Rajat Panwar, professor of sustainable business management in the Walker College of Business, will speak November 8 as part of the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development Lunch & Learn Seminar Series. Panwar, who joined the faculty in Appalachian's Walker College of Business in 2016, will offer insight on sustainable forestry and climate change, which aligns with his research focus of reducing the deforestation footprint.
The event will take place from 12:00-1:00 pm on Appalachian State University's campus (ED 317). Pizza will be provided. For more information about the series or the Goodnight Family Department of Sustainable Development, visit sd.appstate.edu.
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 non-business 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 business.appstate.edu/sustain.