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Sustainability Events

Sustainability Series speakers discuss a range of environmental, social, and economic topics at these events, sponsored or co-sponsored by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation.

Stories of Leadership and Resilience with CaSondra Devine

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

CaSondra Devine

  • Head of Operations, Finance, and Insights | Wells Fargo Foundation | Social Impact & Sustainability; Adjunct Professor, ASU School of Sustainability

Bruno Sarda

  • Professor of Practice, College of Global Futures; Executive Director, The HOW Institute for Society

With over 20 years of experience in the financial-services industry, CaSondra Devine leads the development of the company’s Social Impact & Sustainability strategy to build a more inclusive, sustainable future. She also oversees an Operations and Insights Center of Excellence team focused on Foundation Board Governance, grants management,...

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'Hold My Earrings': Black Women Lead on Systemic Solutions in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, December 3, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Jacqueline Patterson

  • Senior Director, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program

Prior to her role in the NAACP, Jacqueline Patterson served as coordinator and co-founder of Women of Color United. She has worked as a researcher, program manager, coordinator, advocate and activist working on women‘s rights, violence against women, HIV & AIDS, racial justice, as well as economic, environmental,...

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Earth Day 2021: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Earth Day: Thursday, April 22, 2021
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Paul Hirt

  • Environmental Historian

Join environmental historian and activist Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for over 30 years. In both his professional and personal life, he promotes sustainable water management, renewable energy,...

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