Business Sustainability for Practitioners

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Business Sustainability for Practitioners

What is the benefit of a lot of great thinking in the pursuit of business sustainability if it can't be put into practical application? We asked ourselves the same question and decided that the ability to take what is known and learned and put it into action, needs to be a crucial part of what the Erb Institute is about.  In this campaign we will share specific examples of where faculty, partners, researchers (and students) have turned science into action in order to move the needle on business sustainability.

Content from this campaign

Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study: Uber and the Sharing Economy
Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study: Uber and the Sharing Economy Description: Alexander Cooper is gearing up to lead an expansion strategy for the scrappy and super successful car sharing service, Uber. While the...
Jul 26, 2017 10:30 AM ET
Decision Support Framework for Developing Regional Energy Strategies
Erb Faculty Director, Joe Arvai was published in Environmental Science & Technology In an effort to reduce “carbon pollution” as well as prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate change, President Obama’s Climate Action Plan called for changes to be made to the nation’s energy system. This call to action, put the energy industry at the heart of a national effort to...
Jul 24, 2017 1:55 PM ET
Communicating about Climate Change with Corporate Leaders and Stakeholders
Climate Science – Oxford Research EncyclopediasAndy Hoffman, Erb Faculty Member on Climate Change communication: Within the corporate sector, climate change represents an unfolding market shift, one that is driven by policy but also by pressures from a variety of market constituents such as consumers, suppliers, buyers, insurance companies, banks, and...
Nov 11, 2016 10:00 AM ET
Water Stewardship in Africa: The Next Frontier for Building Shared Value
While many companies are already engaging with climate change and an array of other environmental issues, water is quickly emerging as an impactful driver of both business risk and opportunity in the 21st century. Water is a critical input for many supply chains, providing energy and both direct and indirect materials for production as well as giving life to essential natural resources beyond...
Aug 26, 2015 2:00 PM ET