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Erb Institute Sustainability Experts in the News

The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise is renowned for its contributions to business sustainability through research, teaching and engagement. Erb faculty are respected and sought after by business and the media for their expertise on matters relating to markets and their connection to, and ability to drive, sustainable innovation.

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I’m Suing Scott Pruitt’s Broken EPA - Here’s How to Fix It
Between 2011 and 2017, Joe Arvai was a member of the U.S. EPA's Chartered Science Advisory Board. He is now among a group of scientists that is suing the agency over Scott Pruitt's actions. In 2017, just a few days after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a freshman GOP lawmaker with only a few days on the job of his own, proposed House Resolution 861. Its language was...
Apr 4, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Supporting Employees in Enacting Sustainable Change: Research from Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability and Temple University
Think interns aren’t like other types of employees? Think again. Since 2008, 840 graduate students have spent a summer working on corporate environmental and sustainability projects as fellows in the EDF Climate Corps program run by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), an American...
Mar 9, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability faculty, Tom Lyon Weighs in on Secretary Zinke’s Proposals for Offshore Drilling – Knowledge@Wharton
On January 4, 2018, The Department of the Interior issued a statement announcing U.S. Secretary of  the Interior Ryan Zinke had proposed "the next step for responsibly developing the National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program) for 2019-2024, which proposes to make over 90 percent of the total OCS acreage and more than 98 percent of undiscovered,...
Jan 17, 2018 12:25 PM ET
Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Andy Hoffman and Dow CSO, Neil Hawkins Discuss Dow Sustainability Fellows Program – Featured in Corporate Eco Forum
In the below video and original article shared in Corporate Eco Forum, Hoffman and Hawkins talk about the unique partnership between Dow and the University of Michigan and how the interdisciplinary component sets it apart from other university-corporate partnerships.  Its success in breaking down academic silos is a major reason for why Dow...
Dec 5, 2017 2:15 PM ET
Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Faculty Member, Andy Hoffman Quoted in PRI.org on Mars Billion Dollar Investment in Sustainability
In the US, and throughout the globe for that matter, the private sector is increasingly being looked to as a source of leadership for combating climate change. And many companies are stepping up, especially with the lack of leadership coming from Washington. Consider the family-owned company Mars, the world...
Nov 27, 2017 12:10 PM ET

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