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.

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Dow Joins Forces with Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability to Expand Sustainability Literacy through Online Education Series
In celebration of Earth Day, The Dow Chemical Company and the Erb Institute of University of Michigan are partnering to host the inaugural Elements of Sustainability Series, a free online education event taking place April 16-20, with webinars posted daily at 3 p.m. ET....
Apr 12, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Erb Institute Featured Business Sustainability Case Study: Seventh Generation and Unilever: Would an Acquisition Affect Sustainability?
DescriptionSeventh Generation, a sustainable cleaning and personal care products company, has received a purchase offer from Unilever. Seventh Generation’s CEO is deciding whether to accept the offer and, if so, under what terms. The deal would open many new avenues for growth and expansion for Seventh Generation, but would they be able to continue to pursue their...
Apr 9, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Managing for Business and Societal Impacts: Erb Institute and World Environment Center Roundtable (Washington D.C)
The University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Sustainability in Business (Erb) and the World Environment Center (WEC) brought together 40 senior-level thought leaders and executives from business, academia, government and nonprofits, as well as selected Erb Institute students, for a roundtable discussion. Held November 30 to December 1, 2017, in Washington, D.C., with support from the...
Mar 13, 2018 4:45 PM ET
Thinking About an MBA in Business and Sustainability? Consider a Dual Degree From the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
Are you concerned about the environment?  Do you feel there is still a lot of progress to be made on social issues?  Do you have a global perspective?  And, most importantly, do you feel that business, more often than not, can be the answer?  It sounds like you could be the perfect candidate for a dual degree program at the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability and we’d love to meet you...
Mar 5, 2018 11:40 AM ET
Dave Stangis, CSO Campbell's to Speak at Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability on Convergence of Technology and Sustainability
At the end of this month, on January 30th, the Erb Institute will host Stangis as part of our C-Suite Speaker Series, for a discussion on technology, consumer products and the future of sustainability. Established companies are leveraging new technologies to achieve both social...
Jan 16, 2018 1:15 PM ET

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