Walker College Professor of Sustainable Business Management Rajat Panwar will travel to Harbin, China November 2017 to interact with master and doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty members from Northeast Forestry University (NEFU).
Panwar will speak on sustainable business and corporate responsibility in the forestry sector during a four-day graduate seminar on campus.
NEFU boasts 28,000 undergraduate students and cutting-edge research infrastructure to support master, doctoral and post-doctoral research. The university is dedicated to solve complex challenges related to utilization and commercialization of natural resources.
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.