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Sustainability Programs Final Capstone Briefings: Fall 2023

The Integrative Capstone Workshop serves as the culminating educational experience for students in the M.S. in Sustainability Management & Sustainability Science Programs. The course is designed to integrate the distinct fields of the programs’ curriculum and skills the students have acquired throughout the programs to tackle real-world sustainability challenges.

Whether you’re an industry professional, an academic, or simply curious about sustainability, this event is open to all. Join us for these engaging and informative briefings that showcase the impressive work and progress our students have made over the semester.

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 6:10-7:30 and/or 8:00-9:15! Please register here on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainability-programs-final-capstone-briefings-fall-2023-tickets-750068734777?aff=oddtdtcreator

Session 1 (6:10 – 7:30 PM)

1. Sustainable Events & WCS (Client: Wildlife Conservation Society – Events & Catering Department, Advisor: Kizzy Charles-Guzman)

2. Building a Greener Future: Leveraging Environmental Data in Real Estate (OSCRE International, Advisor: Maria L Gray)

3. Ocean Awareness and Sustainability: Hotel Engagement and Programing (Client: Ocean Rescue Alliance International, Advisor: Chandler Precht)

4. Energetic Buildings (Clients: Urban Green Council, City Atlas, Advisor: Shaun Hoyte)

5. A Framework for a People-Centered Approach to Protecting our Planet (Client: Rare, Advisor: Bob Cook)

Session 2 (8:00 – 9:15 PM)

1. Estimating the Environmental Impact of the Shift to E-Commerce in New York City (Client: Open Plans, Advisor: Gerry Paul)

2. Finding Refuge: A Plan for Climate-resilient, Low-carbon Humanitarian Operations at IRC (Client: International Rescue Committee, Advisor: Susanne DesRoches)

3. City of Palm Coast Sustainability & Resiliency Adaption & Engagement Planning (Client: City of Palm Coast, FL, Advisor: Tom Abdallah)

4. Expedite the Adoption of GRI 13: Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fishing in the United States (Client: Global Reporting Initiative, Advisor: Du’Bois A’Keen)

Event Contact Information:
Lili Csorba


Dec 05 2023


6:10 pm - 9:15 pm


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