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Tuesday, April 6 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kjersti Lukens: klukens3@gatech.edu

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Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series: Burt Fealing, Southwire (Virtual)

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business (“Center”) invites you to the next talk in our Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series. The event is open to the public.

Fealing will present his talk, engage in a Q&A with Center Faculty Director Beril Toktay, and take questions from the audience.

Speaker Bio:

Burt M. Fealing is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Southwire Company, North America’s leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and transmission of electricity. With more than $5 Billion of revenue, Southwire manufactures and supplies wires and cables for residential, commercial, mining, industrial, transmission, substation, distribution, renewable, and original equipment manufacturer markets in North America. Prior to joining Southwire, Fealing served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) in White Plains, NY.

He previously held numerous leadership roles at Verizon Communications, including serving as the general counsel for one of its businesses. Fealing has extensive experience advising on board of directors and corporate governance issues, as well as federal securities law and regulatory compliance. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with honors and psychology from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., and received his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass.

This is a Scheller Charge app affiliated event.

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Due to current distance-learning circumstances, this event will be hosted virtually. The virtual platform will be BlueJeans. Please see below for instructions to download this software and join the meeting.

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business was founded in 2013 to act as a catalyst and connector, bringing together students, research faculty, companies, and entrepreneurs to create an environment where business-driven solutions to sustainability challenges can take shape and thrive. In all, Scheller provides students unparalleled breadth in environmental sustainability, ethics, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and values-based leadership.

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