Want to learn more about sustainability and Pitt’s efforts to improve its carbon footprint? Two Faculty and Staff Development Programs can help. Both will be taught by Samantha Ford, sustainability projects coordinator, and Ellie Cadden, sustainability engagement assistant, from the Office of Sustainability and Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.
9-11 a.m. May 5: Sustainability Foundations: Balancing the Three Es
This workshop will provide foundational knowledge of the three dimensions of sustainability: economics, environment and equity. Participants will learn how these disciplines relate to the challenges of climate change, food security and racial justice and how they can contribute to solutions in the local, national, and global community. Discussion of solutions will start with opportunities and innovation at Pitt and in Pittsburgh. This workshop will be presented remotely. Specific login information will be sent to registrants via email two days before the workshop. Register for this session.
9-11 a.m. June 10: Sustainability: Environment, Ecosystems, and You
Heard about Pitt’s commitment to carbon neutrality, renewable energy, alternative transportation, pollinators, and protecting our local ecosystems? Participants in this new workshop will learn about environmental stewardship, Pitt’s related goals, and how individuals and departments can help improve the local and global environment. Learn about Pitt’s recycling, composting and specialty waste diversion efforts, while diving deeper into understanding climate change, ecologically friendly landscapes, and how you and Pitt can help build a resilient future for our region. This workshop will be presented remotely. Specific login information will be sent to registrants via email two days before the workshop. Register for this session.