The Sustainability Minor has taught me how to think about sustainability from new perspectives. At Emory, we are taught the triple bottom line of sustainability: people, planet, and profit. This encourages our conversations to extend beyond just the environment and to include discussions on sustainability in social and economic settings too.
“I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of the Earth Festival Committee for the past two years. The Earth Festival is by far one of the best opportunities to engage with the Emory community on issues pertaining to environmental protection and sustainability. All of the groups who I’ve interacted with through the festival have been … Continue Reading →
“It’s truly amazing to see the transformations that are occurring physically on campus because of the new waste policy, but more importantly the transformations in students. When in a residential hall, students aren’t just mindlessly throwing their waste into a landfill; rather at the place where they call home, they are recycling and composting!”
“I am a proud vegan who encourages others to eat lower on the food chain.”
I use a surge protector and unplug my appliances when they’re not in use.
I bring reusable bags to the grocery store.
I cook and purchase local food whenever I can.
Emory’s only Zero Landfill Waste student!
The Emory University “Green Networking Night” has been one of the most important sources of high quality personnel and talent that our firm has been privileged to recruit. The young professionals that Emory develops are well rounded and extremely committed to making a positive impact on the world.”
“As a ‘green’ professional, new career and industry options are materializing rapidly. Many career options exist today that didn’t even a year or two ago. When I was an Emory student, I didn’t realize networking nights were important enough to seek out. In fact, this event didn’t even exist when I first started at Emory … Continue Reading →