Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment

  • Partnering for Cuba’s energy transition

    By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Cuba’s energy infrastructure, like its fleet of pre-1959 vintage American cars, has changed little in several decades.  A decentralized network consisting mostly of diesel generators connected by an …

  • Dan Vermeer, teaching class

    Designing a career that matters: Advice to the Class of 2019

    By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Last week marked the beginning of a new academic year at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business—and for the MBA Class of 2019, the beginning of a new …

  • Video: Chris Vlahoplus, ScottMadden

    ScottMadden’s Chris Vlahoplus talks about the outlook for cleantech

    Chris Vlahoplus, Partner and Clean Tech & Sustainability Practice Leader with the management consulting firm ScottMadden, shares his thoughts on the outlook for cleantech in today’s policy and technology environment in this EDGE Chats video. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more …

  • US BCSD meeting 2017

    Duke Hosts U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development

    Approximately 60 business leaders and faculty discussed corporate sustainability issues at the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), held at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business in January 2017.  The two-day meeting covered a wide …

  • Video: Paula Alexander, Burt's Bees

    Burt’s Bees’ Paula Alexander discusses the past and present of sustainability

    Paula Alexander (Duke MBA ’98), Director of Sustainable Business at Burt’s Bees, shares her thoughts on the evolution of corporate sustainability and challenges ahead in this EDGE Chats video. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives   …

  • FIND MBA Top Business Schools for Energy 2017

    Fuqua Recognized among Top 10 Business Schools for Energy

    Just eight years after the launch of its first course on energy for MBAs, Fuqua School of Business is earning a national reputation as a powerhouse among MBA programs for energy.  FIND MBA added Fuqua to its list of Top …

Designing a career that matters: Advice to the Class of 2019

Dan Vermeer, teaching class

By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Last week marked the beginning of a new academic year at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business—and for the MBA Class of 2019, the beginning of a new …

Cuba: Navigating Energy Choices for the Future

Many countries, including the U.S., are in the midst of thinking about changes to their electric power and transportation energy systems as new technologies, new sources of energy, and new energy and environmental policies reshape energy sector dynamics globally.  Cuba …