Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism News

UT Hosts 2012 Leadership Summit on Sustainability

UT’s Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism will host two events allowing university and state leaders to discuss critical issues that impact the state’s environment and economy. The events will be held 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. in the John C. Hodges Library Auditorium on April 10 and 12.

Government, Industry Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Business and Tourism

UT Knoxville’s Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism and Center for Business and Economic Research will host two events that showcase sustainable business, environment, and communities. On Tuesday, March 29, commissioners from state government will participate in a panel discussion on sustainable transportation and tourism and attracting green businesses to Tennessee. On Thursday, March 31, a panel featuring regional industry leaders will focus on structuring and operating sustainable businesses.

Ruby Falls Gift Supports UT’s Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism

The Center for Sustainable Business and Tourism at UT Knoxville recently received a $25,000 gift from Ruby Falls to support sustainability efforts identified by the center. The CSBT is housed within the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment. Located more than 1,120 feet beneath the surface in Chattanooga, Ruby Falls is the nation’s largest and deepest waterfall open to the public.