|Discussion on Role of Business in Education for Sustainable Development|
Business Fights Poverty is hosting a live written discussion with a panel of experts to discuss the role of business in education and training for sustainable development. This discussion will take place on Nov. 29 from 11:00 a.m. – noon Eastern (4 – 5:00 p.m. U.K.). All are welcome to participate.
|AASHE Member Discount: 30% Off Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference Registration|
The Washington Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is a platform for inspiring change, facilitating action, and promoting collaboration related to sustainability within the region’s higher education institutions. Conversation, workshops, and networking opportunities will empower participants to advance environmental performance at Washington and Oregon State institutions of higher education. Any person from an AASHE member institution or organization can receive a 30 percent discount on registration through Feb. 27.
|Patagonia Case Competition|
Patagonia and the Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business are partnering to host the fourth annual Patagonia Case Competition. Graduate students from across the world tackle the interconnected business and sustainability aspects of a current, real-life issue facing the outdoor gear retailer Patagonia. First place teams win $15,000, second $5,000 and third place $2,500. The deadline for team sign-up is Jan. 13 and case proposals are due Feb. 10.
|IEN Case Study: Sustainable Investing at Arizona State University|
This case study, produced and published by Intentional Endowments Network, discusses the university’s move toward sustainable investing, specifically how analysis of sustainable investing strategies allow the foundation to fulfill its fiduciary duty while aligning with the university’s values and sustainability leadership.
|Green Guy Podcast: University of Carolina Charlotte Campus & Community Engagement|
University of North Carolina Charlotte’s sustainability officer, Mike Lizotte, joined the College Sustainability Summit Series to talk about the award-winning sustainability programs on campus, student engagement, collaborations with the business community and the city of Charlotte.
|New Issue: Sustainability: The Journal of Record|
Reporting on the implementation of sustainability programs, initiatives and practices in higher education and industry, the most recent issue of Sustainability: The Journal of Record focuses on China and includes a Michigan Sustainability Case. Michigan Sustainability Cases is an initiative of the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability that produces case studies for sustainability education. This case explores the largest hydroelectric power station in the world, the Three Gorges Dam in China.