Professor of sustainable business management to speak Oct. 3 about land use and sustainability

Rajat Panwar, professor of sustainable business management in the Walker College of Business, will speak about land use and sustainability during the Oct. 3 midday session of Sustaining Collaborative Opportunities for Research and Education (SCORE).

The SCORE Initiative is hosted by Appalachian State University's Office of Research, the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics (RIEEE) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield NC Institute for Health and Human Services (BCBSNC IHHS). The inter-institute effort aims to recognize, support and build interdisciplinary research and education at Appalachian.

PanwarPanwar, whose talk will focus on entrepreneurial solutions to forest conservation, will speak alongside Tatyana Ruseve, Government and Justice Studies; Steve Seagle, Biology; and Mike Madritch, Biology. 

The event will be held on Appalachian's campus (224 IG Greer Hall) and heavy hors d'ourves and beverages will be served. For more information about the event, or any event in the SCORE lunch series, visit

Panwar joined the faculty in Appalachian's Walker College of Business in 2016.

Related: Research from management professor one of four sustainability-themed projects funded as part of Innovation Scholars Program

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

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Published: Sep 7, 2017 9:59am