Events Archive

February 2014

Feb 18 – Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell

4:10-5:30 p.m.
Hutchins Hall room 220

All are invited to hear Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell – a member of President Obama’s Climate Change Adaptation Task Force and of the ABA Task Force on Sustainable Development – give a presentation at UM Law School on the challenges of adapting to climate change.

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Feb 13 – SNRE Dean’s Speakers Series with Mei Po Kwan

Dana Building, Room 1040

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Feb 12 – Brayden King / Colloquium

Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Ross, K1320

“A Dynamic Process Model of Contentious Politics: Activist Targeting and Corporate Receptivity to Social Challenges”

Brayden King is an Associate Professor, Management & Organizations at Northwestern University

Co-sponsored by: Ross M&O

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Feb 12 – Healthy Ecosystems / Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum

Ann Arbor District Library

The forum will focus on Healthy Ecosystems, including an overview of Ann Arbor’s urban and community forest, tips for sustainable landscaping, yard design, and stormwater management at home. A think tank of local stakeholders including representatives from community organizations, City of Ann Arbor staff, and Washtenaw County staff will join the public to discuss local sustainability efforts and challenges in our community.

Feb 11 – Tony Reames / SNRE Lecture Series

Ross 1028, Dana Building

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Feb 10 – Governor Snyder / Ross 100/100 Committee

Blau Auditorium, Ross

Andy Hoffman will be interviewing and leading a Q&A with Governor Rick Snyder.

Hosted by the Ross 100/100 Committee

Feb 10 – Business and Business Management in the Anthropocene / WMSBF

Aquinas College

Andy Hoffman will be a featured speaker at the upcoming luncheon program examining the new reality of sustainable business.

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January 2014

Jan 28 – Going Beyond Business as Usual / Jeffrey Hollender

Ross Colloquium

Going Beyond Business as Usual: Scaling a Responsible Brand & the Role of Business in Society and Policy

Join Ross Net Impact and the Erb Institute for our Winter Kick-off event with Seventh Generation Co-Founder Jeffrey Hollender. Reception to follow in the Colloquium Lobby.

Unable to attend the event? Watch the talk live here.



Jan 24 – Michael Toffel / Colloquium

Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Location: Ross, E1550

Title: Assessing Working Conditions in Global Supply Chains: Evidence from Social Auditors
Co-sponsors: Technology and Operations

Michael Toffel is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

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Jan 22 – Erb Town Hall

Room: Ross R2240

Open to Erb students