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Center for Sustainable Business and Development

311 Conference Center Bldg.
Knoxville, TN USA 37996-4134

Phone: 865.974.0505
Fax: 865.974.1838

rchen@utk.edu

2012 Leadership Summit on Sustainability

The Center for Sustainable Business and Development (CSBD) hosted the 2012 Leadership Summit on Sustainability on Tuesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 12 on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

On Tuesday, April 10, UT Chancellor, Dr. Jimmy Cheek, presented "Leader in Sustainability" honorary awards to the four distinguished panelists:

picture of Commissioner Johnson and Chancellor Cheek picture of Commissioner Martineau and Chancellor Cheek
Julius Johnson, Commissioner of Agriculture
 
Bob Martineau, Commissioner of TDEC
 
picture of Commissioner Shroer and Chancellor Cheek picture of Commissioner Whitaker and Chancellor Cheek
John Schroer, Commissioner of Transportation
 
Susan Whitaker, Commissioner of Tourist Development
 
Group picture of Commissioners
Pictured, from left to right: Bill Fox, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Business & Economic Research, the University of Tennessee; Julius Johnson, John Schroer, Susan Whitaker, UT Chancellor Jimmy Cheek, Bob Martineau, and Rachel Chen, Director of the Center for Sustainable Business and Development and Professor in Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management, the University of Tennessee

AGENDA: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 2:10-3:30pm  [Location: UTK JC Hodges Library Auditorium*]

Session Title: Commissioners' Panel

Jimmy Cheek, Chancellor, the University of Tennessee Knoxville, welcomed the public sector leaders

Dr. Bill Fox, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Business & Economic Research, the University of Tennessee, moderated the panel discussions. Prestigious panelists were:

Dr. Rachel Chen, Director of the Center for Sustainable Business and Development, the University of Tennessee, was the event coordinator.

AGENDA: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 2:10-3:30pm  [Location: UTK JC Hodges Library Auditorium*]

Session Title: CEO/VPs' Leadership Summit on Sustainability

Dr. Sarah Gardial, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, the University of Tennessee, welcomed the panelists and moderated the session. Prestigious panelists were:

  • Bruce Karas, Vice President of Environment & Sustainability for Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Steve McMillen, Vice President of Talent Management, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Hugh Morrow Jr., President of Ruby Falls LLC

 

*Map and directions to John C. Hodges Library