Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Altschul Auditorium, Room 417
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Speaker: Lauren Yarmuth, Lecturer in Construction Management, Columbia University, School of Continuing Education; Co-founder and Principal of YR&G.
The Earth Institute and Columbia University's Construction Administration and Sustainability Management graduate programs present, "Sustainability for Smart Business."
This presentation will explore the current state of sustainability in the business environment including how it relates to policies, building design and operations, marketing and messaging, internal culture, and more. With a specific focus on opportunities for businesses and for individuals in the work force, we will discuss best practices, anticipated trends, and critical tools and skills to stay relevant in a changing business climate.
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Lauren Yarmuth teaches "Green Building and Sustainability: Tools and Techniques" in the Construction Administration graduate program at Columbia's School of Continuing Education, and is co-founder and Principal of YR&G. With over ten years of experience spearheading the sustainability industry, she is a recognized leader skilled at helping people, companies, buildings, and communities to implement and benefit from sustainability-focused solutions.
An architect by training, Lauren applies her diverse project experience and whole-systems perspective to enable teams of people to develop creative approaches to realize greater success in their work. This process draws upon Lauren's skills of teaching, facilitating an integrative process, and inspiring people to engage with their work and surroundings in more meaningful ways.
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Sponsors: Earth Institute