What Will 9 Billion People Eat?
On Monday, November 7, at 6:00 p.m., Immaculata University is offering a presentation in Loyola Hall 127 on the crucial topic of What Will 9 Billion People Eat and Where Will It Come From? with Linda Froelich, global sustainability director for FMC Corporation and member of the advisory board for Wharton’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership.
The challenges of feeding the projected population of the world is complicated by competition for land use, food and health expectations, environmental awareness and concerns about climate change which will be addressed by Froelich. She will also focus on the role of sustainable practices and corporate responsibility with industries worldwide addressing these concerns.
“We are grateful to have Mrs. Froelich speak at Immaculata, and open a conversation exploring this key issue,” explained the Business and Accounting Department Chair, Dr. Charlene Fitzwater. “Along with concern for future generations and the environment, it is imperative to understand how responsible businesses practices respond to world-wide needs and trends.”
Graduating from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY, Froelich began her career at FMC in 1977 where she has held several positions in research, development and business. Froelich is a dynamic speaker with a passion for her topic.
The event is sponsored by Immaculata’s Environmental Club and the Business Department’s Advisory Board and is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit www.immaculata.edu/9-billion-eat .
Immaculata University is a comprehensive, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.