THE SUSTAINABILITY GRADUATE PROGRAMS at Wake Forest University

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Real Talk
Equity, Diversity & Inclusiveness in Clean Energy

The Squeaky Clean Energy Podcast

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ystemic racism is a topic that has been top of mind for a lot of people since the senseless killing of George Floyd last summer. Episode 44 addresses this topic and how it relates to clean energy. Yuri Horwitz, CEO of Sol Systems, along with Sarah Slusser, CEO of Cypress Creek talk about the Renewables Forward Initiative and their efforts to address these issues through an industry-wide collaboration.

Rebecca Chilton and Allan Odour (MA '20, Sustainability, Wake Forest University) at Leyline Renewable Capital talk about their recently instated Leyline Addressing Racism program. To find out more about the current status and accomplishments of the program, you can check out Leyline’s recently published Q4 2020 report on racial equity, environmental impact, and social change: leylinecapital.com/wp-content/uplo…ort-Q4-2020.pdf

Presented by NC Sustainable Energy Association. Hosted and produced by Matt Abele (Twitter: @MattAbele)

Article written by:
Featured contributor:
Allan
Oduor
Master of Arts - MA, Sustainability '20

Development Analyst

Leyline Renewable Capital

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Distance Learning
Wake Forest

Virtual Classrooms for Fall of 2021

The Sustainability Graduate Program will be offered as virtual online courses (real-time, face-to-face classes meeting in an online virtual classroom) for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Students can complete the entire degree remotely, including electives. Some in-person electives are available if on-campus classes are preferred.