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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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"What Were You Meant to Be?" Andrew Hoffman Challenges Students at Loyola Convocation
On August 24, 2018, Andrew J. Hoffman, the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, delivered the Convocation Address at Loyola University Chicago to 3,250 students and 250 faculty members. “First-Year Text” is an initiative that Loyola University instituted in 2006, in which all of Loyola’s first-year students read the same book over the summer....
Oct 19, 2018 4:45 PM ET
Sustainability, Commerce and Economics: How to Create the Right Balance – Andy Hoffman Quoted in Business Today
In a recent article 'The Invisible Hand Won't Solve the Climate Crisis. Capitalism Must Evolve', US professor Andrew J. Hoffman well articulates the perils of global unsustainability and the need to redefine the role of corporation and market. The Economist magazine...
Oct 18, 2018 3:00 PM ET
Nobel Award Recognizes How Economic Forces Can Fight Climate Change – Andy Hoffman in the Conversation
Co-authored by Andy Hoffman and Ellen Hughes-Cromwick Yale economist William Nordhaus has devoted his life’s work to ...
Oct 10, 2018 10:05 AM ET
To Make Sustainability Real, Make It Personal
From the perspective of business, engaging employees is critical to developing and advancing a company’s sustainability goals. The feeling is mutual from the perspective of current, not to mention future employees: A company’s sustainability goals are important to the process of attracting and retaining the top talent. But meaningful engagement across the entire spectrum of a company’s...
Oct 4, 2018 2:00 PM ET
Management As a Calling – Erb Faculty, Andy Hoffman in SSIR
Reposted from the Stanford Social Innovation Review 9/4/2018 On July 13, 2005, WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers, who had been convicted of fraud and conspiracy four months earlier, was sentenced to a 25-year prison term. It was the largest accounting scandal in US history, until...
Sep 7, 2018 3:35 PM ET