Howard Swartz

Passionate about social justice, conservation and the adoption of renewable energy.

By engaging capital sources, society can increase the adoption of large, scalable projects that can be repeated more easily.

Education[edit | edit source]

I am currently studying Mechanical Engineering at Queens University, Kingston in Canada

Canadian Securities Course (CSC) - January 2009

Graduated with Honors from the International Baccalaureate Program

Relevant Experiences[edit | edit source]

Environmental Manager at student run, eco-friendly coffee shop located on Queen's University campus

Interned at Social Capital Partners to facilitate loans for entrepreneurs who incorporate a social mission in their hiring practices

Co-founded Queen's SOS: Students Offering Support that hosts exam review sessions as a means of fundraising for global education projects

Interned for two summers at Dundee Securities in Toronto, Ontario on their Institutional Equities Trading Floor

Areas of Interest[edit | edit source]

Favourite Quote[edit | edit source]

Currently, one segment of society is trying to maximize profits without much concern for the impact on the well-being of society as a whole, and another segment tries to deal with the fallout. Overall, the system is not working. It is time to change.

The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World by John Elkington, Pamela Hartigan (Authors), Klaus Schwab (Foreword), (2008) pg 82

Discussion[View | Edit]

Looking forward to talking to you about any of the following topics, or feel free to make your own!

Methods of Aligning Personal Interest with a Greater Good[edit source]

Financial Models to Encourage the Adoption of Renewable Energy[edit source]

How to Profit by Helping the Environment[edit source]

Emissions Trading[edit source]

Renewable Energy[edit source]

Greening the Public Sector[edit source]

Green Campuses[edit source]

Service Learning[edit source]

Manufacturing Efficiency[edit source]

Emissions trading[edit source]

Hi Howard,

FYI I moved Category:Emissions Trading to Category:Emissions trading and put it in the energy policy category. I also edited {{User Emissions Trading}} to get it working, with categories working right.

Good to have you here. --Chriswaterguy 13:20, 17 May 2011 (PDT)

Your 2021 impact stats are right here![edit source]

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Hi Howard! We thought you may want know that your top performing pages so far are:

  1. Optimized Blade Design for Homemade Windmills (72 812 page views) Update!
  2. The Design and Development of a Solar Powered Refrigerator (42 285 page views) Update!
  3. ECM - Motion sensor controlled vending machines (11 208 page views) Update!
  4. Solar air heater (11 099 page views) Update!
  5. Heat exchangers (2 159 page views) Update!

Overall, your impact has been of 140,042 page views, woozaa!

Also, your user page has received 461 visits! People are interested in knowing more about you, edit your user page to tell the world what you've been up to.

Thanks for your contributions and for making Appropedia great, have a merry green Christmas!!

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