• Celebrate Earth Day with Suffolk

    Working Toward Environmental Sustainability

    Come celebrate Earth Day with Suffolk University!

    Working Toward Environmental Sustainability:
    The Impact of Consumers, Community and Corporations
    Sponsored by the Moakley Institute, S.O.U.L.S., and the Suffolk University Sustainability Committee

    Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Time: 12:30 PM – 2 PM
    Location: Suffolk University Law School, 120 Tremont Street, Boston MA, 1st Floor Function Room

    Join us for Suffolk University’s annual Earth Day Celebration. This year’s program will focus on environmental responsibility, specifically the collective impact of decisions made by consumers, corporations, and in our communities. The event will also include a poster session featuring the environmental work by Suffolk University students.

    Panel
    • State Representative Matthew Beaton, (R-Shrewsbury), and founder of Beaton Construction L.L.C., which incorporates the latest innovations in green building products, green building techniques and building science theory into sustainable construction, remodeling, and renovation projects.
    • Terri Goldstein, of Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan interstate association which helps states facilitates the development of regional approaches to solving critical environmental problems.
    • Patricia Hogan, Associate Professor, Physics Department, Suffolk University, who will speak about her research related to the impact of consumer behavior on sustainability efforts.

    Timeline
    12:30-1:00 Lunch and Poster Session

    1:00 Speaking Program Begins

    1-1:45 Panelist Presentations

    1:45-2:00 Question and Answer

    For more information, please contact Julia Collins Howington, 617-305-6293, jhowington@suffolk.edu.

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