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Innovation, research and entrepreneurship: Focus points of sustainability panel at EPA forum

May 31, 2012

Dan O’Neill, a lecturer and program chair at ASU’s College of Technology and Innovation, led a panel discussion on the concept of sustainable value creation through research, innovation and entrepreneurship during the American Innovation for Sustainability forum held April 22, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

Panelists included Mitzi Montoya, ASU vice provost and dean of the College of Technology and Innovation; Anthony Michaels, managing director of Proteus Environmental Technologies and chief scientist at Pegasus Capital Advisors; the Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment; and Andrew Winston, author of “Green to Gold” and “Green Recovery” and CEO of Winston Eco-Strategies.

In this video, O’Neill was introduced by Lek Kadeli, the acting assistant administrator of the EPA Office of Research and Development. The American Innovation for Sustainability forum was presented by the EPA, along with ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and media partner, America Public Media’s Public Insight Network (PIN). It was held in conjunction with the EPA’s annual People, Prosperity and the Planet – P3 – competition at the National Sustainable Design Expo.

Video footage provided by the EPA.