Sustainability News

Sustainability at JCU: The Community Service Program

Sustainability at JCU: The Community Service Program

John Cabot University's Community Service Program has grown considerably in the past decade and is a testament to JCU’s commitment to sustainability.

JCU Announces Fall 2023 Triggering Change Competition Winners

JCU Announces Fall 2023 Triggering Change Competition Winners

JCU is pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2023 Triggering Change Competition. This semester, the competition focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 13.

Challenges of COP28 and Innovative Sources of Finance for the New Loss and Damage Fund

Challenges of COP28 and Innovative Sources of Finance for the New Loss and Damage Fund

On November 22nd, JCU welcomed Professor Benito Mueller and Dr. Federica Fricano for a talk entitled "Challenges of COP28 and Innovative Sources of Finance for the New Loss and Damage Fund."

Reducing Food Waste: JCU Welcomes Andrea Petrini Rossi from Too Good To Go

Reducing Food Waste: JCU Welcomes Andrea Petrini Rossi from Too Good To Go

JCU welcomed Andrea Petrini Rossi, Rome Sales Team Lead at Too Good To Go, for a talk on food waste and promoting responsible consumption.

Kushlan Lectures in Environmental Conservation Kicks Off with “The Challenges of COP 28”

Kushlan Lectures in Environmental Conservation Kicks Off with “The Challenges of COP 28”

JCU is pleased to kick off the Kushlan Lecture Series in Environmental Conservation with “The Challenges of COP 28” on November 22, 2023.

JCU Delegation Participates in Student Leader Global Summit

JCU Delegation Participates in Student Leader Global Summit

A delegation of five JCU students participated in the Student Leader Global Summit held in Rome from July 13 to 15, 2023.

Italy Starts 2023 Announces Winning Team

Italy Starts 2023 Announces Winning Team

On June 21, Italy Starts 2023 selected the best Final Presentation of an entrepreneurial idea to resolve a perceived challenge to the environment.

JCU Announces Spring 2023 Triggering Change Competition Winners

JCU Announces Spring 2023 Triggering Change Competition Winners

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the winners and special mentions of the Spring 2023 Triggering Change Competition. The winning pitches were selected for their originality, creativity, and original content.

Alumnus Giacomo di Capua Publishes Article on the Dangerous Absence of Health Talk at COP27

Alumnus Giacomo di Capua Publishes Article on the Dangerous Absence of Health Talk at COP27

JCU alumnus and Class of 2021 Valedictorian Giacomo di Capua recently published an article called The Dangerous Absence of Health Talk at COP27.

Sustainability at JCU: The Triggering Change Competition

Sustainability at JCU: The Triggering Change Competition

We sat down with Professor Michèle Favorite to discuss sustainability at JCU and the Triggering Change Competition, which aims to develop creative processes that inspire action on environmental sustainability.

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

A Sustainability Mindset: Student Josephine Gravatt

Born and raised in New York, Josephine Gravatt is pursuing a B.A. in International Business with minors in Communications and Entrepreneurship. In Fall 2022, Josephine won the Triggering Change Competition with her pitch “Triggering Change for the Computer Crisis.”

JCU Announces Fall 2022 Triggering Change Competition Winners

JCU Announces Fall 2022 Triggering Change Competition Winners

On November 29, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the second edition of the Triggering Change competition. Triggering Change is a two-tiered event that culminates in a two-minute video where participants pitch their ideas, proposing a solution to a specific environmental problem.

John Cabot University Community Celebrates Sustainability Month

John Cabot University Community Celebrates Sustainability Month

During Sustainability month, JCU promotes various events to showcase the student body’s commitment to go green with JCU's Grassroots club.

JCU Delegation Participates in World Food Forum

JCU Delegation Participates in World Food Forum

A delegation of five JCU students participated in the World Food Forum (WFF) flagship event organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) from October 17 to October 21, 2022.

JCU Kicks Off Sustainability Month with “Triggering Change” Competition

JCU Kicks Off Sustainability Month with “Triggering Change” Competition

JCU kicks off Sustainability Month with the Triggering Change Competition, on November 2, 2022. The aim of the competition is to use creativity and engagement to spark action on environmental sustainability.

Professor Antonio Lopez Receives Marieli Rowe Innovation in Media Literacy Award

Professor Antonio Lopez Receives Marieli Rowe Innovation in Media Literacy Award

Communications Professor and Department Chair Antonio Lopez recently received the Marieli Rowe Innovation in Media Literacy award for his ecomedialiteracy.org project.

IFE Announces Winners of “Triggering Change” Competition

IFE Announces Winners of “Triggering Change” Competition

On April 22, the JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the Triggering Change competition.

JCU and PWA Host Special Class on Fashion and Sustainability

JCU and PWA Host Special Class on Fashion and Sustainability

On Wednesday, February 16, John Cabot University hosted the special class “Fashion and Sustainability” in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course, “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry.”

Sustainability in Our Hands: Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso

Sustainability in Our Hands: Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso

Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in International Affairs. Gaia recently earned her M.Sc. in Sustainability, Science, Policy, and Society from the Maastricht Sustainability Institute, in the Netherlands.

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

Ecomedia Literacy: Professor Antonio Lopez to Publish New Book

JCU Communications Professor and Department Chair Antonio Lopez’s new book Ecomedia Literacy: Integrating Ecology into Media Education (Routledge, 2020) will be published in late November.