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Duquesne Sustainability Speaker Series Highlights Social Dimensions of Climate Change

Dr. Andrew Hoffman, a professor of sustainable enterprise at the University of Michigan, will present his research on the Social Dimension of the Climate Change Debate at Duquesne University's Beard Institute Sustainability Speaker Series: Sustainability as a Driver of Performance.

Hoffman will offer his presentation on Friday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. at the Duquesne Club.

"We are looking forward to highlighting the relevance of our Sustainability Speaker Series at Duquesne University and hearing from Dr. Hoffman on the Social Dimensions of the Climate Change Debate," said Dr. Robert Sroufe, The Beard Institute's director of applied sustainability. "The insight from Dr. Hoffman will help prepare area business leaders to understand the processes by which environmental issues both emerge and evolve as social, political and managerial issues."

The Sustainability Speaker Series is just one of the many programs The Beard Institute presents each year to advance business ethics, sustainability and responsible financial management in today's marketplace.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.