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Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Experts in the News - Thomas P. Lyon 'A Test for Corporate Sustainability Leadership'

Which companies will advocate for more sensible public policy?

Private Sector Opportunity to Lead

Many companies have stepped up, joining campaigns such as the We Are Still In movement. With over 2,300 members (more than 900 of them from the business sector) and $6.2 trillion of economic might, We Are Still In is the broadest cross-section of the US economy ever assembled in support of climate action.

Which Companies will Walk the Talk?

Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Director Joe Arvai - What is (and, is not) an Energy Strategy?


When most people talk about energy strategies, they’re actually not talking about strategy at all.  Oftentimes, narratives are about what companies and policy makers could or should be doing when it comes to energy transitions are framed as “strategy”.  For example, I’ve heard people say that putting a price on carbon, or the need to transition to an electrified economy that does not depend upon fossil fuels, is an “energy strategy.”

Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Director, Joe Arvai - Big Data Will Not Save Us


The rise of what is broadly called “big data” has given new impetus to those who believe that more and better information will solve our decision-making troubles.

What Makes a Strong Leader in Sustainability?

Staff writer Allison Burtka breaks down the Sustainability Leaders report.

Work in sustainability entails immense challenges, and much of the area is uncharted. To navigate it, strong leadership is essential.

Popularity of Erb Institute Business Sustainability Case Studies on the Rise at WDI Publishing

Erb Faculty member, Andy Hoffman key to case study output
Press Release

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 Andrew Hoffman’s “Strategies for Sustainable Development” course.

Thinking about an MBA? Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Offers Dual-degree Program


Curious about the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability and the dual-degree program? Student and Alumni Coordinator, Colton Babladelis will be leading a webinar to take prospective students through the program, the application process, opportunities for funding, our Erb alumni network and career pathways.

Register at the link below!

Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Post Doc Finds Positive Correlation Between Education and Polarized Opinions on Controversial Science Topics

Caitlin Drummond and Baruch Fischhoff
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.

Director of Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability Among Experts Suggesting Climate Assessment Improvements

Erb faculty director, Joe Arvai among experts recently published in IOPscience, suggesting that a reframing is necessary to provide actionable information for improved business sustainability outcomes.

Published 21 July 2017 • © 2017 The Author(s). Published by IOP Publishing Ltd 


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