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CEES Establishes the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica

CEES Establishes the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica

By Wake Forest University Communications & External Relations (WINSTON-SALEM, NC, April 25, 2016) – Wake Forest University has received nearly $10 million in support to establish the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica. The new center, established through the University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES), aims to develop transformative solutions to promote sustainable use…

MA in Sustainability Students Compete in Nespresso Challenge 2016

MA in Sustainability Students Compete in Nespresso Challenge 2016

Nespresso, a premium luxury brand coffee who presented a challenge to over 90 universities worldwide, gave Wake Forest students the opportunity to participate and present our findings. The challenge for 2016 was: “As a part of its ambition to be the highest quality and most sustainable coffee brand, how can Nespresso build sustainability into its…

Students Moderate Civil Discourse at NC Power Dialog

Students Moderate Civil Discourse at NC Power Dialog

By Lauren Newton MA in Sustainability Candidate Last week, the North Carolina Power Dialog allowed students to participate in civil discourse through a different lens: their own. The US has made a climate commitment of 30% cuts in global warming pollution by 2030. Unfortunately, energy-related issues in the United States have been politicized to the…

CEES Faculty Publishes Book on Strategic Sustainability

CEES Faculty Publishes Book on Strategic Sustainability

Dr. Dan Fogel, Sustainability Graduate Programs Director, recently published a book titled, Strategic Sustainability: A Natural Environmental Lens on Organizations and Management. The book, which attempts to marry sustainability and organization theory and practice, outlines how organizations can implement environmental sustainability science, theories, and ways of thinking to become more competitive. “This book draws from disparate fields…

WFU Sustainability Graduate Students in Belize

WFU Sustainability Graduate Students in Belize

By Sebastian Irby, WFU Class of 2018 The Masters in Sustainability Graduate Program at Wake Forest University is in its second year of a project in partnership with the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute (CZMAI) of Belize. The institute has been advocating for sustainable coastal development since the 1990s. In the past few months,…

  • CEES Establishes the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica

    By Wake Forest University Communications & External Relations (WINSTON-SALEM, NC, April 25, 2016) – Wake Forest University has received nearly $10 million in support to establish the Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica. The new center, established through the University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES), aims to develop transformative…

  • MA in Sustainability Students Compete in Nespresso Challenge 2016

    Nespresso, a premium luxury brand coffee who presented a challenge to over 90 universities worldwide, gave Wake Forest students the opportunity to participate and present our findings. The challenge for 2016 was: “As a part of its ambition to be the highest quality and most sustainable coffee brand, how can…

  • Students Moderate Civil Discourse at NC Power Dialog

    By Lauren Newton MA in Sustainability Candidate Last week, the North Carolina Power Dialog allowed students to participate in civil discourse through a different lens: their own. The US has made a climate commitment of 30% cuts in global warming pollution by 2030. Unfortunately, energy-related issues in the United States…