Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment

  • EDGE Chats: 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 …

  • Paula Alexander

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

    Paula Alexander, 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 …

  • Triple convergence of forces shaping the utility industry

    “Triple convergence” of trends shape the future of leadership in the electric utility industry

    The utility sector is in a period of reinvention. In the coming decades, nearly the entire power generating fleet in the U.S. will be replaced (no small feat for a sector with approximately $1.5 trillion in assets). Almost as dramatic …

  • Rotimi Thomas

    Rotimi Thomas proves how the right skills can lead to a rewarding and impactful career

    After two years in a management rotation program with the industrials giant Siemens AG, Rotimi Thomas is now working in a role that marries his passions for energy, environment, and emerging markets.  As a Development Fund Investment Manager for Siemens …

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 …