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Nicholas Brown, director of Sustainability Practices, will discuss ASU’s sustainability initiatives over lunch on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He will also discuss the Climate Neutrality 2025, Zero Waste 2015, Active Engagement and Principled Practice initiatives. Zero Waste will be highlighted as we are working towards diverting 90 percent of our landfill waste by 2015.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Noon–1 p.m.
Wellness Suite, Sun Devil Fitness Complex, Polytechnic campus
Lunch will be served plus you get a free spork or recycled pen.
Send an email to Susan Norton at to reserve your lunch.

About Nicholas Brown
Nicholas Brown, joined Arizona State University on October 31, 2011, as director of University Sustainability Practices. He came to Arizona State University from the University of Arkansas, where he served since 2007 as director for Campus Sustainability and as adjunct professor of geosciences.

Prior to the University of Arkansas position, Borwn gathered a vast amount of professional experience including having worked in Arkansas with the Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, and as the solar coordinator for the state’s Department of Energy. His professional interests also led him to Dallas, Texas, to work with the South Dallas Lead Cleanup Project, farther east to Arlington, Va., as the forest program director at NatureServe, and also to Washington, D.C., where he worked for the World Wildlife Fund as the manager for U.S. forest conservation. His work leading the development of sustainable forestry standards for the Forest Stewardship Council led him to several places around the globe including Canada, Spain, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, China, Peru, Bolivia and Mexico.

As a student, graduate research took Nick to study in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and Thailand. Dissertation field research also included time for Nick in Costa Rica and Panama.




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