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November 2021

SB ’19 Detroit Networking Reception

November 29 @ 12:29 am EDT

The University of Michigan's Erb Institute is continuing its partnership with Sustainable Brands, and we are reconvening the community built at last year's conference in Detroit. As we look forward to the upcoming SB 2018 conference in Vancouver and then SB 2019 coming back to Detroit, we have partnered with Sustainable Brands to hold a networking reception and gathering on May 9. Network and hear a few brief anecdotes and updates on exciting developments happening in the business sustainability community.…

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SB ’19 Detroit Networking Reception

November 29 @ 12:29 am EDT

The SB Community once again convenes in Detroit, Michigan for their flagship event in June 2019. Join the Erb Institute on February 4th for a networking reception to hear from Michigan based brand leaders in anticipation of the global dialogue about how brands are Delivering the Good Life. Learn more about how you can join the conversation to Deliver the Good Life at SB’19: https://events.sustainablebrands.com/sb19det/ Appetizers and drinks will be provided. Interested in attending our networking reception? Fill out the form…

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Sustainable Brands Detroit: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Becoming an Internal Activist in Your Company

November 29 @ 12:29 am EDT

Building and sustaining an organization that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion is critical to making meaningful progress toward the UN SDGs. Over half of the seventeen United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals address key social sustainability challenges and seek to create a world that is more just and sustainable for all. These goals include “No Poverty,” “Gender Equality,” “Reduced Inequalities” and “Decent Work and Economic Growth”. Business models are only sustainable if all of our workers earn a…

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March 2019

The Last Climate Change Story with UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres

March 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - June 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Join us on March 14th at 5:00 PM at the Hill Auditorium for an evening with Christiana Figueres, an internationally recognized leader on global climate change!

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February 2021

North American Colloquium: Emergent Issues in Climate Politics and Policy on a Warming Continent

February 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Perspectives from the Periphery This is part of a series of (virtual) conversations with policymakers from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, on climate and energy intergovernmental relations, transnational collaboration and North American climate policy. Join us for a conversation with two leading Canadian and Mexican scholars, Debora L. VanNijnatten and Marcela López-Vallejo, about the current dynamics of climate policy within Canada and Mexico as well as the most promising avenues for climate policy cooperation going forward, both bilaterally (with…

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North American Colloquium: Emergent Issues in Climate Politics and Policy on a Warming Continent

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Politics of Pipelines This is a series of (virtual) conversations with policymakers and scholars from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, on climate and energy policy, intergovernmental relations, transnational collaboration and conflict, and the future of North American climate policy. RSVP here Join leading scholars to discuss the politics associated with oil and gas pipeline construction in Canada and the United States. André Lecours (University of Ottawa) and Daniel Béland (McGill University) will present findings from their paper, "Federalism and…

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March 2021

18th Peter M. Wege Lecture – Featuring Naomi Klein

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
On-line event

Each year the Center for Sustainable Systems based at the School for Environment and Sustainability, invites an internationally recognized expert to deliver the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability at the University of Michigan. This annual Lecture Series focuses on critical issues of sustainability and honors Peter M. Wege for his many outstanding contributions to the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems and to the environmental field. This Lecture Series addresses important sustainability challenges facing society in the 21st…

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North American Colloquium: Public opinion on North American climate policy

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Public opinion on North American climate policy This is a series of (virtual) conversations with policymakers and scholars from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, on climate and energy policy, intergovernmental relations, transnational collaboration and conflict, and the future of North American climate policy. RSVP here Speaker Christopher P. Borick, Erick Lachapelle, Itzkuauhtli Zamora Saenz Join us for a conversation about what the Canadian, United States, and Mexican public thinks about climate change, and about how government policy should address…

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April 2021

North American Colloquium: Urban climate governance in North America: Exploring the roles of the largest North American cities

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Urban climate governance in North America: Exploring the roles of the largest North American cities This is a series of (virtual) conversations with policymakers and scholars from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, on climate and energy policy, intergovernmental relations, transnational collaboration and conflict, and the future of North American climate policy. RSVP here Speaker Sara Hughes, Gian Carlo Delgado Ramos, Hilda Blanco Join us for a conversation with leading scholars of urban climate governance. Find out what some of…

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