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November, 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (All day)

Discover the ROI of Sustainable Business and learn to measure the risk and impact of previously unmeasured forms of value at New Metrics ’19 this November 18-20.

You’ll learn the newest data on notable trends, investigate new ROI studies, analyze tools for impact assessment in the supply chain, and discover new links between sustainability performance and stock performance. Most importantly, network with your peers leading the evolution of business metrics and grow with the Sustainable Brands community.

Penn Shield
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This seminar series in Energy Economics & Finance (EEF) is organized by Arthur van Benthem and hosted by the Kleinman Center.

The scope of the seminar includes regulation and policy papers. The scope of the seminar also includes environmental and transportation issues, as long as there is a connection with energy. Sessions are biweekly on Wednesdays (see dates below) from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m in the Kleinman Center classroom—Fisher Fine Arts Room 306.

Beer, wine, and snacks are served!

Penn Shield
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Highly motivated and sales driven General Manager responsible for Delta, KLM, Air France and Alitalia growth via a team of highly experienced and productive Global Sales Account Executives. Passionate in developing leaders, delivering unparalleled customer service along with providing wins for our clients, as well as, for Delta and our joint venture partners. Enjoys opportunities to lead, strategize and innovate.

Penn Shield
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:30pm

These sessions are intended as opportunities for members of the Penn community to share environmental humanities related works-in-progress in an informal environment, and to help build the environmental humanities scholarly community on the Penn campus.

All sessions will be held Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 PM in the Humanities Conference Room in Williams Hall, Room 623. Bring a lunch and join PPEH!

This week, Rahul Mukherjee will present "Wireless Saturation."

Penn Shield
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

In honor of the Great American Smokeout, please join us for our next Cigarette Butt Cleanup Walk! We will split up into small groups to cover an assigned section of campus. Each group will need one person with an iPhone to download the Rubbish app, which will be used to log the locations of cigarette butts on campus. Gloves and trash bags will be provided! Your work will help clean Penn's campus and identify areas not in compliance with Penn's tobacco-free campus policy.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join local herbalist and urban farmer Elise Hanks of Terra Luna to learn the basics of herbal tea blending. Create a personal tea blend and learn how to begin your very own at-home apothecary. Price includes hot tea refreshments, take-home tea blend, reusable tea bag, and informative herbal materials.

Participants pay a $10 material cost as well as an additional $10 for members/$20 for non-members.

Penn Shield
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Environmental Storytelling and Virtual Reality features scholars and makers, film screenings, gaming stations, and workshops for students, faculty, and staff at Penn and beyond. The events are organized around three rubrics, illuminating the connections between interdisciplinary environmental research and virtual reality technologies and experiences: empathy, education, and action on climate.

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:00am

Environmental Storytelling and Virtual Reality features scholars and makers, film screenings, gaming stations, and workshops for students, faculty, and staff at Penn and beyond. The events are organized around three rubrics, illuminating the connections between interdisciplinary environmental research and virtual reality technologies and experiences: empathy, education, and action on climate.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Bald Eagles, Kestrels, Herons, Kingfishers and Goldfinches. These are just some of the many birds you can see at Pennypack on the Delaware. Join a group from the Pennypack Environmental Center for a walk guided by bird experts who will help point out the many species found in the park and in the river. FREE, all ages and abilities welcome.

Find more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2518305768399737/

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

Interweaving sound, language and image, The Altering Shores is a four screen video performance with live music. Set in the marshlands and industrial wastelands of our local Delaware River watershed and others worldwide, the experience presents a kaleidoscope of climate futures through fragmented language and multi-layered sounds and images. Participants are guided through this uncertain terrain by lead artist and PPEH Artist-in Residence Roderick Coover, poet Nick Montfort, and composer Adam Vidiksis.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Shinrin-Yoku, which translates to “forest bathing,” is a traditional Japanese form of nature therapy. From the immune boosts of calming compounds given off by trees to the improved mood, energy, and overall well-being offered, forest bathing helps us find healing through deepening our connection to nature. This event will end with a tea ceremony using native plants!

December, 2019

Penn Shield
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) seminar with Brian McBride and Anthony Wagar:

  • Brian McBride: Head of Environmental Broking

Brian is the Head of Environmental Broking for Willis Towers Watson Environmental. Drawing from over 25 years of environmental consulting, underwriting, and brokerage experience, he leads the insurance industry’s premier team of environmental specialty brokers who negotiate over $250M in premium placements annually

Penn Shield
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

These sessions are intended as opportunities for members of the Penn community to share environmental humanities related works-in-progress in an informal environment, and to help build the environmental humanities scholarly community on the Penn campus.

All sessions will be held Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 PM in the Humanities Conference Room in Williams Hall, Room 623. Bring a lunch and join PPEH!

This week, Karen M'Closkey will present "GEO-visualization."

Penn Shield
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This seminar series in Energy Economics & Finance (EEF) is organized by Arthur van Benthem and hosted by the Kleinman Center.

The scope of the seminar includes regulation and policy papers. The scope of the seminar also includes environmental and transportation issues, as long as there is a connection with energy. Sessions are biweekly on Wednesdays (see dates below) from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m in the Kleinman Center classroom—Fisher Fine Arts Room 306.

Beer, wine, and snacks are served!

Penn Shield
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This seminar series in Energy Economics & Finance (EEF) is organized by Arthur van Benthem and hosted by the Kleinman Center.

The scope of the seminar includes regulation and policy papers. The scope of the seminar also includes environmental and transportation issues, as long as there is a connection with energy. Sessions are biweekly on Wednesdays (see dates below) from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m in the Kleinman Center classroom—Fisher Fine Arts Room 306.

Beer, wine, and snacks are served!

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 6:00am to 7:30am

Begin your day with a hike in the forest under the light of the full moon, then enjoy watching the moon set and the sun rise in the meadow.

Adults Only. Registration is required at treehousewec.eventbrite.com. Registration will open at 7:30 a.m. the day before the event.

Find more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2148756942084178/

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate social impact and sustainability during the reds, blues and GREEN of the holiday season with Green Philly, an online blog and collection of resources for Philadelphia's green community. Enjoy networking, local beer, merriment and more with friends old and new.

Tickets cost $15. Find out more information here.