Organizational Dynamics Launches New Sustainable Development Studies Concentration

December 7, 2009

The School of Arts and Sciences recently launched its new Sustainable Development Concentration in Organizational Dynamics with a panel discussion on Eco-Municipalities.

Follow the links below to listen to the panel discussion and learn more about Organizational Dynamics’ new Sustainable Development Concentration. This initiative has been supported by a special gift from the Dow Chemical Company.

Panel Discussion – Eco-Municipalities: What Does a Sustainable City Look Like?

Opening Remarks:
Amy Gutmann, Penn President

Neil Hawkins, Vice President of Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety, Dow Chemical Company
Anne Papageorge, Vice President, Penn Facilities & Real Estate Services
Katherine Gajewski, Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia

Special Guest:
David Cook, Chief Executive, The Natural Step Foundation, a global NGO founded in Sweden, celebrating 20 years of groundbreaking leadership on sustainable development.

Eco-Municipalities Panel Discussion
Sustainable Development Studies Website
Sustainable Development Studies Description (PDF)


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