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Environmental activist David Suzuki is fifth recipient of CWRU’s Inamori Ethics Prize
Date:9/7/2012

CLEVELAND, September 7, 2012 Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder yesterday announced that the Inamori Foundation has committed an additional $1 million to advance the work of the university's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The news came as the university honored academic and environmental activist David Suzuki as the fifth recipient of the annual Inamori Ethics Prize.

"David Suzuki, throughout your career you have consistently emphasized the importance of ethical leadership in the areas of environmentalism, sustainability, science education, and climate justice," Provost W.A. "Bud" Baeslack III said during ceremonies at Severance Hall. "You hold fast to your principles, yet strive to continue conversations that lead to greater understanding and provoke global progress."

A native of Canada who earned his undergraduate and doctoral degrees in the United States, Suzuki spent more than 40 years as a professor of genetics at the University of British Columbia. He also turned his abiding love for science and the environment into a decades' long career hosting the television series, The Nature of Things. In 1990 he founded the David Suzuki Foundation to help suggest ways that individuals and organizations could take steps to help the Earth. In addition to accepting his medal and presenting his lecture, "The Challenge of the 21st Century: Setting the Real Bottom Line," Suzuki also participated in an academic symposium earlier in the day with Oberlin College environmental studies professor David Orr and Case Western Reserve ethics professors Jeremy Bendik-Keymer and Shannon French. French also directs the Inamori Center, established in 2007 after the Inamori Foundation awarded $10 million to Case Western Reserve.

"At its core, ethics is about the pursuit of a good and meaningful life," French told those gathered for the prize ceremony. "We cannot be successful in that pursuit, either indiv
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Contact: Chris Sheridan
christianne.sheridan@case.edu
216-368-2774
Case Western Reserve University
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