Can Business Save the Earth? New book co-authored by Fuqua’s Ronnie Chatterji

Aaron Chatterji book

Climate change is bad for business.  But can business innovate fast enough and far enough to help us avoid a climate crisis?  A new book by professors Michael Lenox of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and Aaron Chatterji of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business addresses the roles that business leaders, innovators, […]

Ratings move companies as well as consumers

A recent paper–“How Firms Respond to Being Rated”–by Duke faculty Aaron Chatterji and Harvard’s Michael Toffel provides insights into how ratings affect corporate performance. Ratings by companies like Moody’s, Michelin, and Consumer Reports have long swayed the behavior of consumers and investors. Ratings also influence the performance of the companies they describe. Corporate environmental ratings […]