Leading Higher Education into Sustainability: It’s Second Nature

October 22, 2010
Hosted by Cheryl Esposito

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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Anthony Cortese, ScD, President & Co-founder (with Senator John Kerry & Teresa Heinz Kerry) of Second Nature, a nonprofit organization with a mission to make healthy, just, & sustainable action a foundation of all learning & practice in higher education. Anthony implores us to imagine a future where all generations achieve good health, economic security, social fairness & stability while restoring & sustaining the Earth's life support systems. That’s right – the earth is OUR life support system. This requires a new leadership and a new framework for higher education. Students today are demanding to learn about Sustainable Systems, and that educational institutions are Practicing Sustainability. The work of Second Nature is to promote a learning environment that provides the awareness, knowledge, skills & values to achieve this vision. Join Cheryl Esposito & Anthony Cortese to learn how higher education is shaping the future!

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Cheryl Esposito

Cheryl Esposito

Cheryl Esposito is on a mission: to bring the leader in you to life. She is founder of ALEXSA CONSULTING, an Executive Coaching firm, an author and international speaker. Cheryl and her team coach international CEOs & leaders, cultivating self-awareness and transformational behaviors, creating extraordinary results. She brings the best out of thought leaders, expanding the realm of possibilities. Are you ready to turn business as usual into business that matters? Take your leadership to the next level! Learn more… Cheryl’s book In the Spirit of Leadership: A Vision Into A Different Future is the 2009 Axiom Business Book Awards Bronze Medal winner. The audio book version is the Nautilus Book Awards 2009 Silver Award winner! Get the book!

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