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Sustainability

These articles explore how to position societies, governments, corporations and individuals to have a positive impact on the planet while creating the conditions for humans to thrive.

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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 and the Director for Sustainability at Atlantic Packaging, lays out four steps to designing greener packaging.

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 well as her own, personal response to it with the founding of the Georgetown Undergraduate Environmental Health Collaborative.

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 corporate social responsibility and ESG issues, including how he made his start in the field and the lasting influence of his Georgetown education in paving his career path.

October 15, 2022