Archive: Sustainability

17 Articles

Caroline James
Sustainability

Four Steps to Sustainable Packaging: A step-by-step path towards more sustainable packaging

At 46%, packaging is the largest contributor to plastic waste, so making even a small dent can add up to a huge decrease in the waste stream. Caroline James, Georgetown alumnae…

October 17, 2022

Climate Change
Environmental Health
Interviews
Sustainability
Ursula Gately

Rising Risk of Extreme Heat on Health in the District

Have you wondered why the summer heat in DC has increased so much? Undergraduate student Ursula Gately (COL'23) investigates rising heat in the district and the governmental, as…

October 15, 2022

Alannah Nathan
Interviews
Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight: Miguel CuUnjing Associate Director of North America – Engagement at Federated Hermes; MSB MBA 2015

Georgetown alumnus Miguel CuUnjieng (MSB ‘15) is the Associate Director for EOS at Federated Hermes on the North American team. Miguel shares his experience working in…

October 15, 2022

Interviews
Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight: NASA Scientist Argyro Kavvada, PhD

From the Aegean Sea to studying the skies: Georgetown alumnus Dr. Agyro Kavvada talks about the experiences that led her to a career in the environmental field at.…

October 2, 2022

Biodiversity
Maya Snyder
Sustainability

Hungry Worms and High-Tech Jaguars

In the face of growing climate change impacts, it's becoming increasingly important for communities to balance environmental and social needs. Six organizations across the globe…

October 2, 2022

Arts & Culture
Marion Cassidy
Sustainability

Re-Made in Cambodia, an Eco-Friendly Fashion Show

Georgetown alumna and current Fulbright grantee Alyssa Kardos Loera gives Common Home a behind the scenes look at how she creates a sustainable Cambodian-centric fashion show in…

October 2, 2022

Alexa Boglitz
Spring 2022
Sustainability

The Problem with Recycling

Georgetown College student Alexa Boglitz dissects the Redue, Reuse, Recycle. …

June 3, 2022

Climate & Energy
Interviews
Mark Agard
Sustainability

Reimagining Cities: The Future of Urban Planning

An interview with Dr. Christopher Pyke of the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies on the future of urban planning, by Common Home editor Mark.…

April 27, 2022

Climate & Energy
Food & Water
Sadie Morris
Spring 2022
Sustainability

Going GREEN at Georgetown

A profile of Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environment Network ). …

April 13, 2022

Alannah Nathan
Piper Conway
Spring 2022
Sustainability

Growing into Leadership

Former editor and Georgetown graduate, Piper Conway reflects on the important lessons learned while creating the Georgetown Sustainable Business Fellows.…

April 4, 2022