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Compliance, Sustainability Issues to be Addressed at Beard Symposium

The fourth annual Beard Symposium, Sustainability: The Changing Ground Rules, will feature former governor and secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, president and CEO of the Ridge Global LLC consulting firm, and a former executive with Lehman Brothers.

Against the backdrop of the Gulf oil spill, the 2008 financial crisis and shale gas extraction, Ridge; Lawrence McDonald, former vice president of distressed debt and convertible securities at Lehman Brothers; and an executive panel  will show why an integrated sustainability strategy that goes beyond compliance leads to greater innovation.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Fairmont Hotel, 510 Market St., downtown Pittsburgh

Information: On the website of the Beard Institute, www.duq.edu/beard, a part of Duquesne’s Palumbo•Donahue School of Business.

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