Sustainable Practices is an IRS 501(c)3 designated non-profit. All ticket sales are fully tax deductible. Proceeds from the screening of A Plastic Ocean will be used in entirety to support the Sustainable Practices Film Series.
About Sustainable Practices
The overarching mission of Sustainable Practices is to facilitate a culture of sustainability as defined by reducing the anthropogenic impact to the planet and its ecosystems. The organization seeks to achieve its goal through the promotion of a global environment that supports the value of all life. The present focus of the organization is educational programming including a Film Series and curriculum development to support K-12 and college level students.
About Madhavi Venkatesan, PhD
Madhavi Venkatesan is the founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Practices. Madhavi earned her PhD, MA, and BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University, a Masters in Sustainability and Environmental Management from Harvard University, and a Masters In Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School. She has contributed to numerous books and journal articles on the subject of sustainability and economics. In 2017, she was awarded the Fulbright CySip Distinguished Lectureship to the Philippines and has been the recipient of other grants and awards related to her interests in sustainable economic development. Her present academic interests include the integration of sustainability into the economics curriculum.