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Sustainability and the Changing Workforce - SURC 137 - 12-4 p.m. - October 25

 

“Sustainability and the Changing Workforce” is the topic of the workshop that Dr. Allison Geiselbrecht will hold for CWU faculty, staff, and students on Wednesday, October 25, in the context of this year’s Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogue.

Dr. Geiselbrecht is a microbiologist who has over 19 years of experience coordinating projects involving interdisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, and natural resource experts. She is one of the principals of Floyd|Snider (www.floydsnider.com), a multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consulting firm based in Seattle.

At noon, SJHR will host a working lunch with faculty and staff interested in contributing to developing a sustainability certificate for CWU. At 1 p.m., Dr. Geiselbrecht will give a 45-minute presentation on “Education, Sustainability and Jobs: Environmental Science for a Changing Future.”

At 2 p.m.,Dr. Geiselbrecht will then explain how Floyd|Snider went through certification as a Social Purpose Corporation (SPC) and earned certification as a B Corp (a for-profit company recognized as meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency) and will share experiences about social responsibility and sustainability as business ethic: http://www.floydsnider.com/news.php#101

Both presentations will be followed by Q&A sessions. The workshop will take place in SURC 137 and is scheduled to finish at 4 p.m.

Interested faculty, staff, and students should contact Pamela McMullin-Messier (Pamela.McMullin-Messier@cwu.edu) or Elaine Glenn (Elaine.Glenn@cwu.edu), co-directors of the Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues on Sustainability: http://www.cwu.edu/social-justice-and-human-rights-dialogues/

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