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Earth Week: American U. launches William K. Reilly Fund for Environmental Governance & Leadership
Date:4/26/2013

American University's Center for Environmental Policy launched the William K. Reilly Fund for Environmental Governance and Leadership, and presented the inaugural Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership in addition to the Reilly Scholarships at American University on April 23. The Earth Week trifecta is made possible by William K. Reilly, noted for his distinguished career in public service, the private sector, and the non-profit world. American University instituted the fund to complement its dedication to sustainability through the Center for Environmental Policy and other academic programs and its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2020.

As environmental challenges become more complex, the country urgently needs platforms to engage business, government, nonprofits, and the academic community in constructive dialogue and in devising new ways of resolving environmental issues. The Reilly Fund seeks to improve the institutions and means by which decisions are made that protect the environment and natural resources while strengthening their ties to the nation's economic health and social well-being through research and analysis; convening influential figures and fostering dialogues to enhance policy makers' understanding of critical environmental issues; sharing research and exchanging ideas in the United States and abroad; and nurturing the upcoming generation of leaders through professional training and internship opportunities for students.

Center for Environmental Policy director, Daniel Fiorino said, "The establishment of the William K. Reilly Fund helps the Center for Environmental Policy pursue its mission of strengthening collaborative environmental governance while also providing support to the environmental leaders of today and tomorrow."

Reilly delivered the keynote address "Leadership in a Polarized Era" where he traced the ups and downs of U.S. environmental policy from the Nixon administration to the present. Reil
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Contact: J. Paul Johnson
jjohnson@american.edu
202-885-5943
American University
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