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Sustainable Communities: Possible without Government?

Sarah Reinheimer

by Sarah Reinheimer, MPP’18 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Patrick Doherty, Co-Founder and President of Long Haul Capital Group in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 13, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. …

Prospective student questions answered

Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MEM/MBA student Paige …

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 …

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, is an amalgam of old and new, based on efforts to evolve the system with limited resources. …

ScottMadden’s Chris Vlahoplus talks about the outlook for cleantech

Video: Chris Vlahoplus, ScottMadden

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 …

Duke Hosts U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development

US BCSD meeting 2017

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 …

Jean Case to keynote Duke’s 12th annual SBSI Conference

2017 Duke Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference

On Feb. 8, Fuqua will host its 12th annual Sustainable Business & Social Impact (SBSI) Conference, one of the largest student-organized conferences held on campus. Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, will keynote the conference, which has the theme …