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Senior VP for Weyerhaeuser defines sustainability

PULLMAN — Ernesta Ballard, senior vice-president for corporate affairs at Weyerhaeuser, will speak on “Defining Sustainability and Its Connection to the Entire Human Endeavor” at WSU. The lecture is scheduled at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the CUB auditorium
 
Ballard was elected to her position at Weyerhaeuser in October, 2004. In this role, she leads public affairs, the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, and Environmental Health and Safety for the company.
 
The event is the inaugural event for WSU’s Institute for Sustainable Design. The institute seeks to merge ongoing work in Architecture, Construction Management, and Civil and Environmental Engineering with the research expertise of the Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory (WMEL) and the Interdisciplinary Design Institute to address the holistic design of sustainable communities. Research explores new processes and designs that result in a reduced energy and water footprint, equity across economic levels and greater trust and shared vision by communities.
 
The lecture is sponsored by WSU, the College of Engineering and Architecture, and the Institute for Sustainable Design.

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