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CUSTOMER STORY WEBCAST SERIES: Creating Knowledge Workers for the Greener Product Marketplace, Part 13: Graduate innovation & MBA educators using LCA to generate business / environmental benefits

By Sustainable Minds on August 23, 2017

Two business educators discuss how they use Sustainable Minds to teach innovation through life cycle thinking.

Join us to learn from educators with diverse backgrounds how they are working with students to advance and inform life cycle thinking. They will share how they use SM Eco-concept + LCA software to engage students in the essential conversation about modeling, measuring and interpreting results.

Recorded Wed, August 23 @ 2pm ET/11am PT


Stephen B. LeonardStephen B. Leonard
Adjunct Professor, Integrated Innovation Institute
Carnegie Mellon University
Course: Design for Environment

Steve works for Arconic at the Arconic Technical Center as the senior Innovation Leader in Arconic’s Growth & Insights group. He is currently teaching graduate level Design for Manufacture and Environment. Steve will talk about how SM software was used to help students understand the environmental life cycle of products and the value of creating sustainable product solutions that bring both business and environmental benefits.

Joshua SkovJoshua Skov
Industry Mentor & Instructor, Center for Sustainable Business Practices
University of Oregon
Course: LCA for Business Strategy

Josh teaches in the University of Oregon's MBA program, the top green MBA program in Princeton Review's 2015 and 2016 rankings. As a long-time sustainable business consultant, he incorporates team projects for companies into his business-focused LCA course. Josh will describe hybrid LCA approaches, broader issues related to carbon accounting and new ways for using SM software.

Terry Swack, CEO & Moderator
Sustainable Minds

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