speaker series Archives - State of the Planet

How Water Infrastructure Can Enhance Sustainability

Guests at the Sustainable Development Speaker Series discussed how water infrastructure can be leveraged to protect the environment and address poverty, inequality, and social inclusion.

by Minji Ko |June 5, 2020

‘Building’ Sustainability for Buildings

As part of the Spring 2020 Speaker Series, the CEO of Urban Green Council spoke to students about policy solutions to improve energy efficiency in buildings.

by Minji Ko |May 13, 2020

What It’s Like to Be a Sustainability Consultant for the Entertainment Industry

In a recent talk, sustainability consultant Jason Joyce explained how he has challenged the status quo in the fashion industry and major concert venues.

by Minji Ko |April 14, 2020

Culture, Resilience, and Sustainability of the Salish People

In mid-February, a member of the Bitterroot Salish Tribe spoke to students about his tribe’s management and protection of natural resources.

by Minji Ko |April 7, 2020

Water Management and Sustainability in New York City

The final Speaker Series talk of the semester detailed how NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection manages the city’s various water resources, ranging from drinking water to wastewater.

by Minji Ko |December 19, 2019

Speaker Series Guest Discusses Green Solutions

During her talk, Margaret Oloriz from Arcadis shared her experiences and knowledge in designing green infrastructure solutions to serve local communities.

by Minji Ko |November 21, 2019

Building Greener Urban Environments Through Solar Energy

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development held the first Speaker Series of the semester with Solar One, a not-for-profit whose mission is to foster sustainability and resiliency in urban environments.

by |October 22, 2019

Arup University Leader Presents for Speaker Series

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development welcomed Maria Aiolova, an Arup University leader and the co-founder of Terreform ONE, to conclude the Speaker Series for the 2018-19 academic year.

by |May 2, 2019

An Explanation of Sustainable Economics

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development was pleased to welcome Alexander Quinn, director of sustainable economics at Hatch to its Sustainable Development Speaker Series this spring

by |March 13, 2019

Consulting for a Sustainable Future

First Environment talks the importance of integrating economic and environmental sustainability at a Speakers Series’ event on October 19.

by |November 7, 2018