April 19, 2013
Erb Director discusses the roles of the “bright green” and “dark green” environmental factions, and activist Bill McKibben in “How Science Can Predict Where You Stand on Keystone XL. Read more:
April 15, 2013
Erb Alum, Doug Glancy (’07) explores the strategic marriage of behavioral economics and technology as a means of increasing public motivation for action on climate change:
Andy Hoffman tackles business innovation, the role of global markets and the carbon tax on Australian television and radio
April 15, 2013
Andy Hoffman tackles business innovation, the role of global markets and the carbon tax on Australian television and radio. Check out the interviews:
April 12, 2013
Erb Director, Andy Hoffman and John Ehrenfeld’s new book, Flourishing: A Frank Conversation About Sustainability was featured in a GreenBiz review.
The wrong-headed solutions of corporate sustainability (pdf) or read it online
April 4, 2013
The Stanford University Press book from Andy Hoffman invites you into a conversation between a teacher and his former student now professor, Andrew J. Hoffman, as they discuss how to create a sustainable world. Unlike virtually all other books about sustainability, Flourishing goes beyond the typical stories that we tell ourselves about repairing the environmental damages of human progress. Details
March 25, 2013
The new Ross case study written by Erb alum, Colm Fay ’12, and supervised by technology and operations professor and Erb faculty affiliate, Ravi Anupindi. The case study demonstrates the relationship between operations and community engagement, which benefits the delivery of public health programs in Africa.
An Operations Approach to Global Health Delivery (html)
An Operations Approach to Global Health Delivery (pdf)
March 21, 2013
Erb Director, Andy Hoffman helped organize last week’s Washington D.C. National Academy of Sciences conference to bring critical leaders and faculty together to discuss adding climate change to the MBA core curriculum. According to the Climate Wire story, “…business educators roundly acknowledged that climate change will present both challenges and opportunities for their students but debated the extent to which it should factor into the MBA curriculum.” Valerie Suslow, Associate Dean and Professor at Ross School of Business asserted that “Students have the power,” explaining that MBA candidates at her university have already convinced professors to use case studies that deal with sustainability. Read more: Business schools ponder how to prepare future CEOs to deal with climate (pdf) / or read the story online.
March 18, 2013
Erb PhD, Mikell Hyman explores how we can re-imagine our cities and the way community-based programs teach children about environmental science and green design.