|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 15, 2012|
Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events
|0.25 / 0.25||
Office of Environmental Stewardship
Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:
A brief description of the event(s):
Georgia Tech as several outreach campaigns each year. Earth Day, Think Green Week, Net Impact, Ideas2Serve, Sustainability Award in Business Plan Competition, Inventure Prize features 30-60% sustainability inventions, etc
Earth Hour on campus was coordinated by staff 2 years, and then transitioned to our Student Government Association who has participated since 2007 and led the campaign since 2009.
Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership".
The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders.
The Georgia Tech Program in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy is sponsored by the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy and Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute.
The STIP program aims to establish an internationally recognized initiative focused on research-based, economically-driven, science, technology and innovation policies.
The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:
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