Sustainable Business

App State Chief Sustainability Officer Lee Ball gives opening remarks at the 2022 Appalachian Energy Summit, titled “Regenerative, Resilient and Sustainable: Celebrating 10 Years of Best Practice.” The summit hosts energy leaders from different government agencies and businesses, as well as students and representatives of the member institutions in the UNC System. This year the attendees learned that the state had reached $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs...

Appalachian Energy Summit reports $1.6 billion in avoided energy costs statewide Jul 21, 2022

App State hosts decade of NC energy conferences to put ideas into action Sustainable Business
Grace Waugh, a senior sustainable technology major from Chapel Hill, far left, and Summer Gee ’20, a graduate student from Wrightsville Beach, center, were part of a multidisciplinary team of App State undergraduate and graduate students that won second place in its division in the 2021–22 U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup. Waugh and Gee are pictured holding the trophy that the team received and with the team’s faculty adviser, Dr. Jaewon Oh...

App State students score 2nd-place divisional win in national solar competition Jul 12, 2022

The student team was recognized for its solar power system, designed to meet the renewable energy needs of a campus community Students, Competition, Front Page, Sustainable Business
Location offers clues to attitudes about sustainability

Location offers clues to attitudes about sustainability Apr 26, 2021

Research from a cross-disciplinary team of Appalachian State University professors and the University of Hawaii...

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From left are event panelists: Jim Hartzfeld, Nathan Havey, Rajat Panwar and Diana Propper de Callejon

Watch App State's sustainability discussion about Beyond Zero, an inspirational roadmap for how business can reverse climate change Apr 19, 2021

On Earth Day 2021, Appalachian State University hosted an event and film screening of Beyond Zero, an inspirational roadmap for how business can...

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Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Watch A Sustainable Development Strategy to Reunite the United States, a special lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs Apr 11, 2021

World-renowned economist, author and thought leader Dr. Jeffrey Sachs spoke to the Appalachian State University community onTuesday, March 30,...

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Pia Albinsson, left, and Lubna Nafees

Marketing researchers discover marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased, mainstream narratives about them, promote well-being Mar 29, 2021

Research from faculty at Appalachian State University examines the way in which marginalized women utilize social media to counter biased,...

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Graphic symbolizing Walker College having joined Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Walker College joins Sustainable Development Solutions Network, affirms commitment to accomplish Sustainable Development Goals Mar 18, 2021

Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business has officially joined the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (...

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Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week

Courageous Conversation to be held Feb. 4, part of BLM at School Week Jan 19, 2021

As part of BLM at School Week, Appalachian State University community members are invited to join students, faculty and staff members from the...

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Drs. Charlie Chen, Dinesh Davè and Lakshmi Iyer

Walker College professors earn App State VIP awards for development of hybrid, short-term study abroad programs Jan 14, 2021

Drs. Dinesh Davè, Lakshmi Iyer, and Charlie Chen have been selected to receive a Virtual Initiatives Program (App State VIP) Award...

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App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition

App State senior wins RIMS ERM Student Video Competition Nov 25, 2020

Appalachian State University student Matthew Scott has won the 2020 RIMS ERM Student Video Competition.

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