Green entrepreneur Hunter Lovins to speak on 10/21
Featured Events | Oct 17, 2014 | Gabelli School of Business
Hunter Lovins, a pioneer and champion of sustainable and green businesses, will be the featured speaker in a day-long series of events at Fordham University on Tuesday.
Lovins, best known for her 1999 book Natural Capitalism, will be speaking to several different audiences on sustainability topics. The day’s events are organized and supported by the Fordham Social Innovation Collaboratory.
Her first lecture, taking place at a “Food For Thought” breakfast scheduled for 10 a.m., is titled “How To Get A Job Saving the Planet.” The breakfast is sponsored by the Management Society and the Fair Trade Club and will be held at the Campbell Commons on the Rose Hill campus.
Lovins’ second appearance, set for 2:30 p.m. at Butler Commons, Duane Hall, is titled “Triumph of the Sun: How to Stop Global Warming and Recapture the Future.” The discussion will involve Professor Michael Pirson’s sustainable business minor undergraduate students and Professor Marc Conte’s economics students. It is also open to the Fordham community.
At 8 p.m., Lovins will speak to Professor Frank Werner’s Sustainability in Finance undergraduate students and Professor Jim Stoner’s New Models of Management graduate students at Lincoln Center about how she became committed to sustainability and what institutional changes are needed to achieve a sustainable planet.
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Time: 10 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Location: Campbell Commons, Rose Hill; Butler Commons, Duane Hall, Rose Hill; Room 515, Lincoln Center
Register: No RSVP needed