“Developing an Effective Climate Change Strategy” by Erb Director, Andy Hoffman, is published by the Conference Board Initiative on Sustainability as part of the Director Notes series. The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest working to provide the world’s leading organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance and better serve society.
Stakeholder Dynamics as Determinants of Substantive Versus Symbolic CSR Practices: A Macro/Micro Perspective
Perez-Batres, L. A., & Doh, J. P. (2014). Stakeholder Dynamics as Determinants of Substantive Versus Symbolic CSR Practices: A Macro/Micro Perspective. Progress In International Business Research, 8, 249-264. Mr
The chapter Stakeholder Dynamics as Determinants of Substantive Versus Symbolic CSR Practices: A Macro/Micro Perspective in Progress in International Business Research examines whether CSR (corporate social responsibility) in large corporations is symbolic or substantive in nature. It also addresses the stakeholders’ role in pressuring the modern organization to engage in substantive CSR. Read more about Dr. Perez-Batres.
Erb Director, Andrew Hoffman published an article on the differences between scientific consensus vs. social consensus on climate change. The article is titled, Academic Engagement in Public and Political Discourse: Establishing the Rules of the Game in the Michigan Journal of Sustainability.
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Kim Wolske, Research Management Fellow, Erb Institute and
Andrew Hoffman, Director, Erb Institute
Lukas Strickland, Research Assistant, School of Natural Resources & Environment
One of seven technical reports completed for the Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan Integrated Assessment, conducted by the University of Michigan, this report reviews the current state of knowledge on public perceptions of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF). The objective is to highlight issues that may be relevant to HVHF-related policy in Michigan.
Edited by Rebecca Henn, former Erb PhD student who recently received her doctorate and Erb Institute Director, Andy Hoffman. This books examines the increase in sustainable buildings by understanding the fundamental challenges green construction faces through cultural, social and organizational shifts. Read more
Scaling Up Payments for Watershed Services gives readers recommendations for increasing participation in watershed conservation for non-industrial private forest landowners in the Sebago Lake Watershed, Maine. This book was the Erb Institute 2012 Best Opus Project winner.
Written by: Dan Cantor (’12), Colm Fay (’12), Matt Harrison, Emily Levine and Chris Zwicke (’12) with a foreword by Andy Hoffman and Emily Plews (’10) and includes an introduction by Faculty Advisor, Peter Adriaens.
This book is available for purchase on Amazon.com: Scaling Up Payments for Watershed Services
Erb Director, Andy Hoffman’s article, Climate Science as Culture War in the Stanford Social Innovation Review wins a Maggie Award for Best Feature Article (circulation under 50,000- Trade) from the Western Publishing Association (WPA).
079 Best Feature Article
Exceptional Boards: Environmental Experience and Positive Deviance from Institutional Norms
Authored by: Erb Director, Andy Hoffman and former Erb Postdoc, Judith Walls
Journal of Organizational Behavior
Vol. 34, Issue 2, June 25, 2012
“This paper explores the phenomenon of positive organizational deviance from institutional norms by establishing practices that protect or enhance the natural environment.”
Going Beyond Growth: The Green Economy as a Sustainable Economic Development Strategy
Laurie Kaye Nijaki
The Next Economics, Global Cases in Energy, Environment, and Climate Change, Springer Press
Explore economic growth, opportunities and strategy through a green economics evaluation in Erb Post-Doc, Laurie Kaye Nijaki’s recently published chapter titled “Going Beyond Growth: The Green Economy as a Sustainable Economic Development Strategy”.