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 Institute | Business for Sustainability Featured Case Study: Ending the Woes of Short-Termism
Developed by: Anna Norman, Olexandr Spasov, Nathan Brougher, and Caroline Lucas. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman. Eric Ries, one of the most prominent entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, is launching the Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE), a new stock exchange for companies and investors...
Sep 22, 2017 12:15 PM ET
Popularity of Erb Institute Business Sustainability Case Studies on the Rise at WDI Publishing
September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - “The volume of publishing over the past year is unprecedented within WDI Publishing,” said Sandy Draheim, manager of marketing and case publishing at WDI.  Among the new cases are 10 from graduate students in Professor ...
Sep 14, 2017 1:15 PM ET
Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Post Doc Finds Positive Correlation Between Education and Polarized Opinions on Controversial Science Topics
It's well known that some of the biggest issues of our time are polarized along religious or political lines, meaning that people with different religious and political affiliations tend to have different beliefs on these issues. A new paper by Erb Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow, Caitlin Drummond, and Baruch Fischhoff of Carnegie Mellon University, investigated whether people with more...
Sep 1, 2017 12:05 PM ET
Erb featured Business Sustainability Case Study: Climate Change and the Napa Valley Wine Industry
Developed by: Alex Engel, Robert Meyer, and Sarah Perry. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman. DescriptionJon-Mark Chappellet, Director of Operations at Clos Du Val Winery in Napa Valley, is developing a 50-year plan. The effects of climate change are...
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET
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