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RU Sustainable to the CORE* ?

*Curriculum Operations Research Engagement

October 11, 2017, 6-9pm (Free dinner included!)
Cook Student Center
Keynote: Jonas Haertle, United Nations Global Compact
Plus: Discussion of alternate spring break programs
To register for this event please follow this survey link.

Jonas Haertle (Keynote)
Head, Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), UN Global Compact

Since June 2010, Jonas Haertle is Head of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative founded by the United Nations Global Compact and leading business school associations. He is responsible for driving the mission of the PRME initiative, to inspire responsible management education, research and thought leadership globally. He provides global leadership in bringing together good practice in implementing the principles of PRME and the UN Global Compact.

From 2007-2010, he was the global lead of the UN Global Compact’s Local Networks in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East responsible for the organization of the 2010 Global Compact Leaders Summit. In 2012, in the run-up to the Rio+20 conference he set up the UN’s Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) together with UN partners. Prior to joining the United Nations, Mr. Haertle worked as a research analyst for the German public broadcasting service Norddeutscher Rundfunk. Mr. Haertle has written and contributed to a number of publications and academic articles on corporate sustainability and responsible management education and he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship and the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal respectively.

He holds a master's degree in European Studies of Hamburg University in Germany. As a Fulbright scholar, he also attained a MSc degree in Global Affairs from Rutgers University in the USA. Currently, Mr. Haertle is pursuing in part-time a Doctor in Business Administration program at Nottingham Trent University Business School, UK.

Why participate in RU Sustainable to the CORE?

To learn, share, and shape opportunities as individuals and collectively as members of the Rutgers community whereby we can foster sustainability in our lives, local communities, Rutgers, and society by connecting with the UN Sustainable Development Goals through service, education, research, the arts, or some other means. Join students, faculty, and staff as we engage with one another and members of the broader community to move forward in collective impact!
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Thanks to our sponsors!

Rutgers Business School
Dept of Human Ecology
Dept of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources
Rutgers Climate Institute
Rutgers Energy Institute
Compost Club
Students for Environmental Awareness
Newark Environmental Sustainability Institute
Rutgers – New Brunswick Office of Scheduling and Space Management
Rutgers Graduate Program in Peace and Conflict Studies
Alpha Zeta
Rutgers Global