- 服务学习与与定向奖学金 (通过课程项目实现)
- Apple 苹果
- BASF 巴斯夫
- BT Americas 英国电信美洲公司
- Chinese Language Institute 中国语言学院
- Culinary Institute of America 美国烹饪学院
- Environmental Finance Center 环境金融中心
- Farm Bureau 农场管理局
- Global Environment Facility 全球环境基金
- Guilin City 桂林市
- James River Association 詹姆斯河协会
- Linden Center 喜林苑
- Living City Blocks 活力城市社区
- Kunming University of Science and Technology 昆明理工大学
- National Association of Regional Councils 区域市政局协会
- Natural Resources Defense Council 美国自然资源保护委员会
- Patagonia 巴塔哥尼亚户外品牌
- Price Waterhouse Coopers 普华永道
- Retail Industry Leaders Association 零售业领导者协会
- Starbucks 星巴克
- Starwood Hotels 喜达屋酒店
- Stimson Center 史汀生中心
- Strelka Institute Strelka传媒、建筑与设计学院
- The Nature Conservancy 大自然保护协会
- US Agency for International Development 美国国际开发总署
- US Department of Agriculture 美国农业部
- US Environmental Protection Agency 美国国家环境保护局
- Water Words That Work 环保事业的沟通智库
- World Bank 世界银行
- World Business Council for Sustainable Development 世界可持续发展工商理事会
- World Environment Center 世界环境中心
- World Resources Institute 世界资源研究所
- World Wildlife Fund 世界野生生物基金会
A highly experienced executive with a proven record of driving enterprise and industry wide initiatives that, accelerate growth, enable entry to new markets, and create value at the intersection of sustainability, wellness and social engagement.
Brian Linden is the developer of learning retreat/hotels in Nationally Protected Chinese Relics. He received his Ph.D from Stanford University, M.S from University of Illinois, B.S from Northeastern Illinois University, and A.A from Elgin Community College.
Edward Grumbine is a visiting Senior International Scientist at the Kunming Institute of Botany/Centre for Mountain Ecosystem Studies Chinese Academy of Sciences in Kunming, China.
Dr. Marshall’s primary reason for joining the Center’s faculty in 2013 is to work on climate leadership and the development of resilient communities, and building leadership and cultures that enable sustainable development. He teaches in the XMNR program, co-leads the Climate Leadership Working Group and Sustainable Enterprise Working Group.
Jim served in Southeast Asia as a communication and training specialist with the United Nations and Winrock International. Over 25 years he organized training for extension workers, foresters, and community development workers in Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal, the Philippines, Bhutan, and Myanmar. Jim has an undergraduate degree in Southeast Asian studies, a master’s degree in educational communication, a doctorate in adult education, and a post-doctoral program in organizational development.
Joseph H. Maroon has more than 30 years of experience in senior leadership positions with legislative and executive branch agencies of Virginia state government and with a leading private non-profit conservation organization.
Philip Hummelt is an entrepreneurial finance and investment consultant with over 30 years of commercial and agricultural real estate experience. Demonstrated record of accomplishment in management, finance, underwriting, acquisitions, dispositions, and mortgage banking. Combined focus on designing and negotiating high-impact partnerships while supporting the evolution of sustainability finance programs. In-depth knowledge of opportunities and obstacles for investment in conservation and green infrastructure. International study and residency in China – sustainability and conservation issues in urban and rural settings.
Robert Fried is the founder and CEO of the Chinese Language Institute (CLI), an internationally recognized center for Chinese language and cultural studies that has hosted students from over 27 countries to date. Robert graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech with degrees in Political Science and Communication and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He was recently named Virginia Tech’s 2012-2013 Outstanding Recent Alumnus for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Prof. Zhou received his bachelor degree in 1982 from Beijing Forestry University in the field of Forest Protection. In 1985 Zhou was granted with his master degree of Forest Pathology from Southwest Forestry University (SWFU) in Kunming. From 1997-2001, Zhou studied at the University of Hong Kong for his Ph.D. study of fungal ecology and biodiversity. To read the rest of his resumé, click here.