The end of the semester usually brings a welcome break for students, but the ever-eager students, alumni, and faculty of the MA in Sustainable Design (MASD) program are not slowing down. Instead, they are interviewing over 40 speakers of the upcoming Sustainable Brands conference to learn about the inspiring people behind the bold sustainability movements. You can find these interviews posted on the SB18 Updates page. A few already posted:
An Audacious and Bold new Mission from Interface
Interview by Dawn Keene with Erin Meezan, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface
Scaling Our Positive Impact Now, When It’s Needed More Than Ever
Interview by Shanna Ruyle with Simon Mainwaring, Founder and CEO, We First
Finding New Forms of Shared Value
Interview by Denise DeLuca with Atlanta Mcllwraith, Senior Manager Community Engagement and Communications, Timberland
In addition to the interviews, 9 of our faculty and alumni have been invited to the conference provide design thinking expertise. The theme of this year’s Sustainable Brands conference — their flagship annual event — is Re-Designing the Good Life. MASD designers will be catalyzing design thinking in a set of intensive Innovation Labs, which will focusing on topics ranging from Good Earth to Good Workplace to Good Supply Chain. Come join us!
Look for updates from Vancouver June 4-7!
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