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Wigle Whiskey Produces Hand Sanitizer During the COVID-19 Crisis

Wigle Whiskey Produces Hand Sanitizer During the COVID-19 Crisis

June 8th, 2020

Sustaining human health and addressing economic inadequacies keeps us afloat during times of crisis. It forces us to introduce long-lasting solutions that improve the relationship between human and ecological systems. We spoke with Michael Foglia, Wigle Whiskey’s Manager of Product Developmen[...]

In Solidarity for Racial Justice – Today, Tomorrow, Always

In Solidarity for Racial Justice – Today, Tomorrow, Always

June 2nd, 2020

America is facing two major crises today – COVID-19 and racism.    This current global pandemic has lifted the mask on society and made the invisible visible – the complete interconnectedness of our social, human health, environmental, and economic systems. Although deeply interconnected,[...]

Chris Cieslak Joins Pittsburgh 2030 District as Senior Director

Chris Cieslak Joins Pittsburgh 2030 District as Senior Director

May 26th, 2020

Green Building Alliance is proud to welcome Chris Cieslak to our team! Chris will bring her vast experience throughout the world of sustainability to Green Building Alliance as Senior Director of the Pittsburgh 2030 District. She will also hold the title of Vice President of Program Strategy &a[...]

Educator Appreciation Series: Ken Perkins Brings UN SDGs to Carmichael Area Middle School

Educator Appreciation Series: Ken Perkins Brings UN SDGs to Carmichael Area Middle School

May 19th, 2020

Ken Perkins began working with the U.N. SDG Teacher Cohort in January of 2020. He uses Integrative Science to engage with students in projects regarding recycling, reuse, pollution, and climate change. Prior to his work within the Carmichaels Area Teacher Cohort, Perkins spent his time with o[...]

Educator Appreciation Series: Ameeta Schmitt from Brashear High School

Educator Appreciation Series: Ameeta Schmitt from Brashear High School

May 4th, 2020

Ameeta Schmitt is a Foreign Language teacher at Brashear High School. She has always seen herself as an advocate for the climate, even through a French accent. So, when Schmitt got involved with GBA’s Teacher Cohort last year, she began to implement Project Drawdown in her French 3 class. She[...]

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