Reaching Carbon Neutrality through Zero-Carbon Initiatives
April 27, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60612
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Join us on Tuesday, April 27th from 11am-12:30pm for “Reaching Carbon Neutrality through Zero-Carbon Initiatives” an event that brings together academic and corporate sustainability professionals to gain their perspective on how we can accelerate our goals to achieving carbon neutrality through integrating sustainability into research, teaching, and business practices. A panel discussion with Q&A will follow featuring the four presenters and two UIC business students to take a closer look at climate solutions and learn about what skills and knowledge students need to be equipped with when they leave UIC.
This presentation is a collaboration of the Center for Sustainability and Excellence and the UIC Office of Planning, Sustainability, and Project Management.
11.00 -11.10 Event Introduction: Nikos Avlonas, President CSE, Adjunct Professor UIC
11.10-11.25 Cynthia Klein-Banai, Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Director of Sustainability, UIC
11.20- 11.30 Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, PhD is Clinical Professor in the Department of Finance, UIC
11.30 -11.45 Rohini Sengupta (she/her), Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability, United
11.45-12.00 Joseph C. Santucci, Director on the Board & Anthony Ricordati LEED AP Senior Manager, F.H. Paschen
12.00-12.30 Panel discussion: A panel discussion with Q&A will follow featuring the four presenters and UIC business students to take a closer look at climate solutions and hear learn about what skills and knowledge students need to be equipped with when they leave UIC.
Panel discussion Coordinators : Cynthia Klein- Banai and Nikos Avlonas
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