Envisioning Operationalized Sustainability in Universities

By Jacob Mills, 2020 Transitions Lab Intern One of my primary objectives as the 2020 Transitions Lab intern is to explore methods of connecting the academic programs of the Transitions Lab to the operational practices of the university. My plan for this spring is to focus largely on the 2020 Sustainability Scholars' projects that have … Continue reading Envisioning Operationalized Sustainability in Universities

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The Growth of Corporate Sustainability

By Brad Lufkin, Education and Research More often than not, in order to convince businesses to adopt sustainable practices, it has to be shown that the practices make financial sense; unless these efforts help the company’s bottom line, no action will be taken. With rising consumer pressure and increasingly available technology and processes, however, the … Continue reading The Growth of Corporate Sustainability

Sustainability in Education

By Sarah Baulac, Education and Research Intern On Thursday, February 27 over 45 students came together to discuss sustainability issues on campus and students’ role in sustainability. Topics ranged from sustainable computing to transportation to sustainability as a lens for teaching many disciplines. The program featured a special announcement from Jeff White, Director of the … Continue reading Sustainability in Education

Developing a Coherent Program Framework for Sustainability Education

Asmalina Saleh, Peer Educator Program InternThe Peer Educator Program is an educational initiative targeted to improve sustainability literacy among students, faculty and staff on IU campus. The first core workshop being developed is centered on the relationship between consumption and waste reduction. One of the most compelling projects that feature this topic is the Story of Stuff. This project … Continue reading Developing a Coherent Program Framework for Sustainability Education