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Pepperdine to Participate in Malibu Organic and Eco Festival
Pepperdine University will participate in the Wallflower Organic and Eco Festival presented by the Malibu Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, Oct. 6. Molly Lavik, practitioner faculty of marketing at the Graziadio School of Business and Management (GSBM), will be a featured speaker, and student group Net Impact will occupy their own booth. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Malibu Legacy Park (site of annual Malibu Chili Cook Off).
Lavik will discuss “The Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing Socially Responsible New Ventures.” She will also participate in “The Green Money Panel” at 11:30 a.m. Lavik said of the event, “Pepperdine University is proud to help support and participate in the Wallflower Organic and Eco Festival with the local Malibu community.”
Net Impact is an organization that strives to improve the world by growing and strengthening a network of leaders who use the power of business to make a positive social, environmental, and economic impact. The GSBM chapter of Net Impact began in 2006 and has grown rapidly since its inception. The Pepperdine Net Impact members have been assisting the Malibu Chamber of Commerce with organizing the festival.
The Wallflower Festival seeks to provide awareness about sustainability and social responsibility. Various experts will speak about the latest green technologies and living a green lifestyle. Hosted by Ed Begley Jr., the festival will feature various green products, hands-on learning opportunities, entertainment, and an organic food court, where food will be served throughout the day.
For more information, please visit the Wallflower Festival Web site.
Pepperdine University will also host free electronic waste recycling on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Firestone Fieldhouse lot. To learn which electronic items may be recycled, please visit the Neuwaste Web site.