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Corey Hawkey

Asst Director
University Staff, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5104

Corey is Assistant Director for University Sustainability Practices. In his role, Corey supports the University Sustainability Practices team in implementing a variety of sustainability programs and projects including:

  • ASU Carbon Project
    • Urban Forestry Program 
      • Community Offset Bundles Project (planting trees for carbon offsets)
      • Carbon Sink at ASU West
    • Air Travel Price on Carbon
    • Carbon Neutral New Buildings Policy (in development)
  • Comprehensive Sustainability Survey (knowledge, culture, behavior, transportation, and opinions)
  • Sustainability Metrics and Reporting (AASHE STARS / GHG Inventory)
  • ASU Climate Resilience Commitment
  • Strategic Initiatives
  • Policy and Program Development
  • Water

Corey has over 15 years of professional experience, a Master of Public Administration from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bowling Green State University. Prior to joining ASU, he spent four years as the Sustainability Coordinator at The Ohio State University (led effort to achieve zero waste at Ohio Stadium). Corey has also spent time in a variety of roles including Sustainability Coordinator at the Ohio Board of Regents and has conducted community and political organizing in Pittsburgh, New York City, and Boston. Corey is also a publicly elected Board Member of the Salt River Project.

  • The Ohio State University - John Glenn College of Public Affairs, MPA - 2005
  • Bowling Green State University - Bachelor of Arts, Political Science - 2000

City of Tempe Sustainability Commission - Chair

Salt River Project - Board of Directors (At-Large)