Sustainability Workshops

Information regarding the Sustainability Workshops at Smeal.

Smeal’s sustainability efforts continue to expand

Members of the Smeal community have the opportunity to attend regularly scheduled lunches where Smeal faculty members present a sustainability-related research or teaching project, proposal, or idea. The lunches are intended to create awareness for ongoing and upcoming faculty research projects and also to encourage discussion around these topics.

Previously held Sustainability Workshops

October 12, 2017

"Janus-Faced Do-Gooders? Corporate Elites and their Influence on Corporate and Independent Philanthropy"
Presentation by Razvan Lungeanu, Assistant Professor of Management and Organization

"Shifting Sands: Teaching Sustainability and International Business in a Time of Change"
Presentation by Maurie Kelly, Director of Informatics at Institute at Energy & the Environment, Instructor of International Business.

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March 17, 2017

"What Do We Mean by 'Sustainability'?" 
Presentation by David Haushalter (Finance), Suzanne Wright (Accounting), Maurie Kelly (Risk Management/International Business)

November 18, 2015

"Adoption of Energy Efficiency Practices: Evidence from Small & Medium-Sized Manufacturing Firms in U.S." Presentation by Suresh Muthulingam, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

April, 20, 2015

"How to Create a Supply Network that is more Sustainable"
Presentation by, Veronica Villena, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management

"Business Challenges in achieving zero waste"
Presentation by Judd Michael, Professor of Industrial Ecosystems

December 8, 2014

"Knowing What it Makes: The Effect of Outcome Availability on Recycling Intentions"
Presentation by, Karen Page Winterich, Associate Professor of Marketing Gabriel Gonzales, PhD Student, Marketing

"Consurgo Initiative: Opportunities for Sustainability Focused Entrepreneurship"
Presentation by Nancy McClure, Instructor in Accounting