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Sustainability@Wayne Seminar: "Sustainable Manufacturing at Ford: Doing the Work and Telling the Story"

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The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host the next Sustainability@Wayne seminar on Tuesday, October 24, 3017 from 2:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m. in the Purdy/Kresge Library, room 0110. The seminar is free and open to the public; registration is requested.

The Sustainability@Wayne Seminar Series presents "Sustainable Manufacturing at Ford: Doing the Work and Telling the Story" with Susan M. Rokosz, P.E. Ms. Rokosz is a senior environmental engineer in the Environmental Quality Office at Ford Motor Company. She has a B.S. degree in chemistry and a M.S. degree in chemical engineering, both from Wayne State University.  She is a registered professional engineer in the State of Michigan.  

Abstract:

Ford Motor Company has made significant progress in improving the environmental performance of its manufacturing facilities.  For example, since 2000, water use decreased by 62% and CO2 emissions decreased by 52%, per vehicle produced.  This talk will focus on how Ford achieved these accomplishments, and the importance of telling their sustainability story.

A short reception will immediately follow the seminar.

Purdy/Kresge Library Room 0110
5265 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202

For more information about this event, please contact Kayla Watson at 3135775600 or ft2868@wayne.edu.