Skip to Content

Sustainability Events

Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 12th Edition, Downtown Phoenix

Sustainability@ASU
Friday, April 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

This year's films:

Lowercase...

Read More Registration Closed

Sustainability Storytelling: Short Documentaries from Peter Byck’s Class: 12th Edition

School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual screening of three short films created by students from the School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the direction of sustainability scientist and director of Carbon Nation, Peter Byck.

This year's films:

Lowercase...

Read More Registration Closed

School of Sustainability Internship Poster Session

School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

This event is the celebration and display of some of the incredible work sustainability interns have done this semester. Interns apply their talent and innovative thinking to applied experiences in professional settings including public, private, and educational sectors.

Talk with students while enjoying refreshments, appetizers and desserts.

Some of the...

Read More Registration Closed

MSUS Defenses

School of Sustainability Defense
Thursday, April 25 2019
1:30 p.m.

Tyler Chandler

Lexie Fields-Austin

Anna Harmon

Spencer King

Caitlin Paulus

Jason Tibbetts

Matthew Waldman

The following students will be presenting their culminating experience projects.

Tyler Chandler -- Restaurant Sustainability Program
Lexie Fields-Austin - Engaging with Food Recovery at Devour Culinary Classic
Anna Harmon -- Integrating Agriculture into United States Climate Alliance Member Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change
Spencer King -- Hurricane Resilient Food, Water, and Energy Center for...

Read More View the PDF Flyer

MSUS Defenses

Defense School of Sustainability
Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:30 a.m.

Madison Doyle

David Edward Faught

Kayla Kutter

Kellie Rorex

Samantha Zah

The following students will present the culminating experience projects.

Madison Doyle -- ReEnvision Waste at Salt River Project
David Edward Faught -- Driving Sustainable Behavior in the Office at Arizona State University
Kayla Kutter -- ASU Electric Vehicle Program
Kelli Rorex -- The Bee Business: Determining the Practicality of Marketing Almond Honey for Bee...

Read More View the PDF Flyer

Global Futures Special Seminar: Integrative Design for Radical Energy Efficiency

Water Future
Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Amory Lovins

  • Cofounder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Energy efficiency is traditionally viewed as a pile of separate technologies to be added in order of increasing cost. Yet designing buildings, vehicles, and factories instead as whole systems can save several-fold more energy at several-fold lower cost. Examples spanning all sectors and virtually all applications even show that such...

Read More Registration Closed

AZ ECO Fashion Week: Panel Discussion

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Colin Tetreault

  • Principal, S2 Consulting, LLC
  • Chair of Environmental Quality and Sustainability Commission, City of Phoenix

Jessica Kosak

  • Technical Development Manager of Clothing, Footwear, and Textiles, The Sustainability Consortium

Marianna Milkis-Edwards

  • Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, StyleHacks

Anthony Roide

  • Former Director of Innovation at Intel

Laura Tanzer (Moderator)

  • Sustainable Fashion Designer, Laura Tanzer Designs

Join us for an expert panel discussion on sustainability issues and solutions in the fashion and textile related industries.

This event is a part of Arizona Eco Fashion Week, from April 22-27, where sustainable Arizona fashion brands and experts will unite for a week of education, engagement and entertainment...

Read More Registration Closed

Innovation + Circular Fashion Business Solutions Workshop

Sustainability Series
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Amanda Jordan

  • Program Coordinator, RISN Incubator

Alicia Marseille

  • Director, RISN Incubator

Kelly Saunders

  • Program Manager, Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service

Fast-fashion is at the root of a large portion of global industrial pollution, but entrepreneurial organizations have responded by changing the way we think about and express our sense of style.

In this workshop, the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN) Incubator team will discuss the incubator and the...

Read More Registration Closed

Global Futures Special Seminar: Disruptive Energy Futures

Water Future
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Amory Lovins

  • Cofounder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Oil suppliers have more unsellable than unburnable oil; they are more at risk from competition than from climate regulation. Electricity suppliers too face a swarm of disruptors that will transform their business beyond recognition. As these two vast industries merge and as insurgents in both challenge incumbents, almost everything we...

Read More Registration Closed

Project Cities Spring 2019 Student Showcase

School of Sustainability
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

ASU students and faculty, as well as staff and leadership from the cities of Glendale and Apache Junction, are invited to join us for the Project Cities 2019 Spring Semester Showcase! Students from five classes across the university will present research findings, and recommendations on three designated city projects:

  • Fleet...

Read More

Perceptions, Attitudes, and Behaviors for Climate and Water Sustainability

Decision Center for a Desert City
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Riley Andrade

  • Graduate Student, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

Paul Chakalian

  • Graduate Student, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University

Ray Quay

  • Moderator and Director of Stakeholder Relations, Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University

Dave D. White

  • Director, Decision Center for a Desert City, Arizona State University

Understanding public perceptions and attitudes toward issues such as climate change, water management, drought response, flood mitigation, and heat response is critical to explain and predict individual and collective behaviors. Social science knowledge about attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors is also necessary to inform successful interventions, policies, and solutions for sustainability...

Read More Registration Closed

Earth Month Conversation with Amory Lovins

Carbon Nation™ Conversations
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Amory Lovins

  • Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Peter Byck

  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability and Walter Cronkite School of Journalist and Mass Communication
  • Director/Producer, Carbon Nation™

In this conversation, Amory and Peter will discuss the future of the future, one of optimism and solutions in clean energy, healthy soils, as well as leadership from people, companies, and governments.

Physicist Amory Lovins, consultant to business and government leaders, has written 31 books and over 630 papers,...

Read More Registration Closed

Free Film Screening: Right to Harm

Sustainability Series
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.

From the filmmakers of SUSTAINABLE, the new documentary RIGHT TO HARM tells the riveting stories of five rural communities, exposing the devastating public health impacts that factory farming has on many disadvantaged citizens across the United States.

Click here to view the trailer.

The film's...

Read More Registration Closed

Spring 2019 School of Sustainability Student Showcase

School of Sustainability
Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26

Students in the School of Sustainability will be showcasing culminating experience projects during the bi-annual Student Showcase. Please join us as Wrigley Hall opens its doors to highlight student research, projects, coursework, and internships from the Spring 2019 semester.

Monday, April 22
Costa Rica GIE Student Presentation
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wrigley...

Read More

Wrigley Open House: Earth Day Sustainability Broadcast

Sustainability Series
Monday, April 22, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a Wrigley Hall Open House, as we will be screening the "24 Hours of Sustainability," a documentary series presented by Wells Fargo and powered by ASU.

This celebration of Earth Day will feature conversations, films, games, and educational opportunities around the clock and around the world.

Light refreshments...

Read More