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Baruch College Hosts "Under the Hood: Corporate Sustainability 2014" Panel Discussion

NEW YORK, NY-August 26, 2014  - The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business and The Sustainability Practice Network will host a panel discussion on September 3 on corporate sustainability. A recent Global Survey from McKinsey and Company showed that many companies view sustainability as a priority, but are failing to incorporate it into core business practices, services and products.

Panelists, including Michael Deane, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction; Su Gao, Senior ESG Analyst, Bloomberg LLP; Davida Heller, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Citi; and Lorraine Smith, Senior Director, SustainAbility, will discuss how businesses can incorporate sustainability and enhance their environmental, social and economic performance. They will also address the impact of ESG metrics and the pressures from Wall Street to deliver immediate financial results at the expense of longer term prosperity. The discussion will be moderated by Max Driscoll, Director of Sustainability, Croxton Collaborative Architects.


WHAT: “Under the Hood: Corporate Sustainability 2014”

WHEN:   6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 3, 2014

              Complete agenda here.

WHERE:  Baruch College Information & Technology Building (Library Building)

The William and Anita Newman Conference Center, Room 750

151 East 25th Street (between Lexington and Third)

Complimentary pre-registration is required to attend. Register online, call or e-mail Matthew Lepere at (646) 312-3231 or




About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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