Talks & Lectures
9 Nov 2021
Virtual Event - Link Below

Hugo Neu Corporation Sustainability Seminar Series: Connecting the Dots between Consumer Culture and Systems of Oppression

Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering

photo of V.S. Raghavan


We will look at some of the links between consumer culture as it exists in the industrialized world i.e. global north and systems of oppression. We shall explore the wealth divide with the global south and why it continues to exist. Potential solutions to overcome this system will also be explored if time allows.


Raghu works closely across all divisions and among students, faculty and staff to advance sustainability as a core value in all aspects of the Mount Holyoke campus including academic programs and research, campus planning and operations, co-curricular student opportunities, and engage with local and global sustainability initiatives. He provides strategic direction to achieve the College’s multifaceted sustainability goals including a focus on social and environmental justice.

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