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DUKE UNIVERSITY

EDUCATING, INSPIRING,

AND EMPOWERING Sustainable Business Magazine talks to Katie Kross, Managing Director of the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, as well as Sustainability Outreach Coordinator Casey Roe. Together they provide an insight into how one of America’s leading universities is promoting sustainable thinking, sustainable business, and sustainable operations. Duke University was established in 1838 and is one of the leading private research universities in the United States. With three main campuses consisting of over 220 buildings, and including Duke Forest, a 56 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

forest which is managed by Duke University for research, teaching, and recreation, the university covers an incredible 34.4 KM2. Over the past decade, Duke has increased its global presence by partnering

with the National University of Singapore, as well as opening the Duke Kunshan University (DKU) in Kunshan, China. A primary research area for DKU will be climate change. These initiatives have cemented Duke

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