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
Holshouser Ethics to present lunch and learn on sustainable business topic Sept. 19

Holshouser Ethics to present lunch and learn on sustainable business topic Sept. 19 Sep 9, 2019

Sustainable Business Lunch & Learn 
Thursday, Sept. 19
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Peacock Hall 4140,...

Events, Sustainable Business, Dept - MGT, Holshouser
Eric Cheek ’18, Quantitative Geoscience major and Carly Maas, senior, Quantitative Geoscience major, measuring stream discharge in Boone Creek. Photo by Dr. William Anderson.

Survey respondents willing to pay for stormwater management and reduce negative effects from runoff Jun 11, 2019

Using the Boone Creek watershed that runs through Appalachian State University’s campus as a laboratory, an interdisciplinary research team at...

Front Page, Dept - ECON, Research, Sustainable Business
Rows of solar panels line the south-facing side of the Horse Helpers of the High Country barn in Zionville. The panels power the barn as well as the organization’s approximately 2 acres of electric fencing.

Solar barn installed at Horse Helpers of the High Country with energy grant from App State Jun 3, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s mission of sustainability doesn’t end at its campus borders.

Faculty, Sustainable Business
Walker College announces inaugural recipients of Dean's Club Research Prize

Walker College announces inaugural recipients of Dean's Club Research Prize May 7, 2019

During the 2019 G.A. Sywassink Day of Excellence, four Appalachian State University business professors earned the first-ever ...

Faculty, Dept - MKT SCM, Dept - MGT, Dept - ECON, Sustainable Business, Research, Front Page, Walker College News
Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to speak April 26 at Appalachian

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi to speak April 26 at Appalachian Apr 9, 2019

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi will speak Friday, April 26, at 10:00 a.m. in the Schaefer Center for the...

Events, Events - Boyles, Sustainable Business, International
Dr. Joseph Cazier, director of Appalachian's Center for Analytics Research and Education, presenting at the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization event

CARE director presents beekeeping technology to United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, further aligns Walker College with sustainable development goals Apr 4, 2019

In September 2015, The United Nations developed 17 sustainable development goals that could transform the world. In response, administrators in...

Faculty, Sustainable Business, Dept - CIS, Research, Front Page