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Climate Hackathon: Students and Faculty Invited to Solve Energy Issues
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All University of Pittsburgh students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to participate in the Pittsburgh Climate Hackathon 2022, hosted by the Center for Sustainable Business within the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration.

Registration is due April 9 for the inaugural Climate Hackathon on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom

Speakers will include Sharpsburg Mayor Brittany Reno and a representative from Duquesne Light. Students will create a video, presentation, infographic, etc. that will be due on DEVPOST by 11:59 p.m. the same day.

Students will join faculty and staff as teams to propose solutions to a challenge question: How can we increase the uptake by residents and local businesses of energy efficiency incentives offered by their utilities and/or municipality?

Contact Andrew Schwab, a first-year student pursuing an environmental studies degree in the Dietrich School of Arts and Science, for more information or

The mission of the Center for Sustainable Business is to maximize the value of investments in sustainable business strategies for all stakeholders. It consists of three broad programmatic areas: thought leadership, research, and education. In all three of these areas, the center uses its position as a leading academic institution to engage companies in the adoption of more sustainable business practices.