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August 2021

CPRT Expert Dialogue: Re-thinking Business’ Role in U.S. Polarization

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm EDT

Re-thinking Business’ Role in U.S. Polarization and How CPR Can Help Companies Respond Thursday, August 5, 2:00-3:15pm EDT Mark Mizruchi, Robert Cooley Angell Collegiate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan Business leaders across the U.S. are increasingly alarmed at the destructive effects of political polarization, in their communities, in their interactions with state, local and federal government, and increasingly, among their employees. As these executives consider how to best respond, firms must wrestle with several critical questions: How has business…

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CPRT Expert Dialogue: Leveraging Millenial and Gen Z Expectations for CPR

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm EDT

Leveraging Millenial and Gen Z Expectations for CPR Thursday, August 12, 5:00-6:15pmEDT Manu Meel, CEO of BridgeUSA Many companies are stepping forward on social issues because their employees—or potential employees—are pushing them to. At the same time, firms are wrestling with internal conflicts caused by deepening political polarization, and tensions between younger and older generations around capitalism, democracy and the role of business. How can leaders navigate this minefield effectively? Leaders must contend with several critical questions: What do Millenials and…

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CPRT Expert Dialogue: Why CPR Is Essential for Black Economic Progress and Prosperity

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT

Why CPR Is Essential for Black Economic Progress and Prosperity Thursday, August 19, 3:00-4:15pmEDT David Clunie, Executive Director of the Black Economic Alliance Over the past two years, many companies have made ambitious commitments to supporting racial equity. While much of this work involves internal hiring and promotional practices, addressing structural barriers also means re-thinking political contributions and policy positions.  Firms must wrestle with several critical questions:  Why is policy important to improving work, wages and wealth in the Black…

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CPRT Expert Dialogue: CPR versus Shareholder Value: Is There Really a Debate?

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EDT

CPRT Expert Dialogue: CPR versus Shareholder Value: Is There Really a Debate? Thursday, August 26, 3:00-4:15pmEDT Jerry Taylor, President of the Niskanen Center As the U.S. wrestles with policies related to COVID-19 safeguards, voting rights and election procedures, fossil fuel divestitures, and more, businesses face pressures both to get more involved and to stay out of societal, civic and political issues -- to stick to their core business and building shareholder value. How should they respond? How should leaders balance…

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September 2021

CPRT Expert Dialogue with the World Benchmarking Alliance on CPR, Finance & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm EDT
On-line event

As campaigning starts up for 2022, companies face critical decisions about how to align their political influence with their public commitments and shifting expectations from employees, investors, customers and the public.

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CPRT Expert Dialogue: CPR & Climate Policy Mapping: Tracking “Scope 4” Emissions

September 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm EDT
On-line event

As campaigning starts up for 2022, companies face critical decisions about how to align their political influence with their public commitments and shifting expectations from employees, investors, customers and the public.

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December 2016

Sara Soderstrom & Todd Schifeling / Erb Colloquium

December 1, 2016 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2021 @ 1:53 am EST

Sara Soderstrom and Todd Schifeling presented on emerging research based on following the 2016 cohort of fellows in EDF's Climate Corps program. These change agents are tasked with achieving substantial improvements in energy practices at major organizations in about ten weeks. This is an ideal research setting for learning about how to accelerate the changes in the trenches that are urgently needed to address climate change. Co-sponsored by Ross M & O

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October 2016

Marian Chertow / Erb Colloquium

October 21, 2016 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2021 @ 1:53 am EDT

Marian Chertow is a professor of industrial environmental management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her research and teaching focus on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, circular economy, and urban industrial systems. Current research interests are: (1) industrial symbiosis involving geographically based exchanges of materials, energy, water and wastes within networks of businesses; (2) industrial ecology in resource-poor, emerging economies; (3) using material flow analysis and other methods to quantify and compare resource flows through urban…

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Kira Fabrizio / Erb Colloquium

October 28, 2016 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2021 @ 1:53 am EDT

Kira Fabrizio came to the Boston University School of Management in 2011 from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She received her PhD and MA from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and her BA from Wesleyan University. Her areas of interest involve knowledge exploitation, firm strategy, innovation, intellectual property rights, and environmental policy. In addition, she has received various awards for her scholarly work, including the Crawford Dissertation Fellowship and the Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship.…

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September 2016

Todd Schifeling / Erb Colloquium

September 29, 2016 @ 12:00 am - September 21, 2021 @ 1:53 am EDT

Todd Schifeling will present a study of the evolution of green marketing over the last thirty years that engages with two key questions: i) are green consumer products merely a case of greenwashing? and ii) how have green marketers attempted to earn the trust of skeptical consumers? Co-sponsor: Center for Sustainable Systems

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