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Could the Cornerstone of Sustainability Be the Corner Store?

March 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Peter Cooke, Program Development Manager, Sustainable Economies Program at Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

There are 37,000 grocery stores across the US. Americans go to the grocery store an average of twice per week to purchase food and household products. There is no business sector that gets the frequency of visits a grocery store does that also has the opportunity to communicate and advance sustainability then the grocery sector. This talk will discuss ways in which grocery retailers can both influence sustainability with its customers and employees and be influenced to engage in more sustainable practices by its customers and employees.

This event is part of the lunch and learn series sponsored by the Environmental Studies department. See the full line-up of spring semester speakers here.


March 13, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center, Tisch College, Medford

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