NJHEPS | New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability
New Jersey Higher Education
Partnership for Sustainability
 

NJ Sustainability Professionals' Summit: Visioning for Accelerated Impact

  • 23 Apr 2013
  • 24 Apr 2013
  • Princeton University
NJ Sustainability Professionals' Summit: Visioning for Accelerated Impact
 
April 23-24, 2013
Princeton University
 
Purpose: This first-of-its-kind meeting will engage leadership, chief sustainability officers and sustainability professionals from various NJ economic sectors in a discussion of the current state of sustainability in New Jersey higher educationWithin the context of New Jersey's unique status as the ecological crossroads that produced the "Garden State", 
this gathering will explore the potential partnerships with and within NJ higher education to foster a network of collaborations that transcends the education sector and advances our collective sustainability impact across the state. 
Sponsorships are availablePlease contact NJHEPS at 732-777-6892 or gminkoff@njheps.org for further details.

Co-Keynote Addresses
Dr. Henry Horn-Professor Emeritus, Princeton University, Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Dr. Anthony Cortese--Founder of Second NatureAmerican College and University Presidents' Climate 
Commitment (ACUPCC), American Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), and the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC).
 
Sessions and panels include: 
  • -"Engaging Executive Leadership in Sustainability-how do you make this happen/how others made it happen."
  •  Sustainability Collaborations and Partnerships with New Jersey's Higher Education Community
Sectors/issues addressed include:
Sustainability policy; clean energy/technology; talent development, careers and entrepreneurship; curriculum/education, supply chain/resource management, change management within/across institutions.
 
Reception and Awards Ceremony for Sustainability Leadership:
  • Award recipients
§  Lifetime Leadership Award in Sustainability Dr. Donald Wheeler, (Emeritus, Kean University), Founding President and Executive Committee Member-NJHEPS
§   Higher Education Executive Leadership Award-Dr. Peter Mercer-President, Ramapo College of NJ
The New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability
     c/o Ramapo College of New Jersey - SSHS
505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Phone:(201)684-7830 | Fax:(201)684-7932
Email - njheps@gmail.com

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