Cornell's Center for a Sustainable Future hosted a panel discussion Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 at the Statler Auditorium. Following the discussion, Cornell President David Skorton announced an $80M gift from David and Patricia Atkinson to fund sustainability research.

Moderator: Frank DiSalvo, Cornell's John A. Newman Professor of Physical Science and the director of the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future.

Panelists: Rich Delaney, senior vice president of International Operations for PepsiCo; Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund; Armando J. Olivera '72, president and CEO of Florida Power & Light Co.; and Sheryl WuDunn '81, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and best-selling author.