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Planning underway for 2020 ClimateCAP Summit

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EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer has joined the Program Committee for the 2020 ClimateCAP Summit.  Conceptualized and first hosted at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, ClimateCAP is a partnership between 16 top-tier business schools, including Wharton, Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, and …

Duke to host U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development meeting

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Duke University’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment will host the Winter meeting of the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD) on Jan. 11-12, 2017.  Focused on the theme of “Making Markets, Moving Markets,” the meeting will …

Raising the relative value of waste-to-energy

Tim McDonald

by Tim McDonald, MBA ’15 This article was written in response to an EDGE Seminar on “The Economics of Waste” on Feb. 26, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Waste-to-energy (WTE) technology has the potential to minimize air …

Utilities can win by entering the distributed solar market

Omar Arriaga

by Omar Arriaga (MBA ’15), Adam Cornelius (MEM ’14), Julia Mote (MBA ’15), and Eric Vandenbrink (MBA ’15) This article was written in response to a seminar given by Allen Burchett, Senior VP for Business Development, ABB North America, in …

Introducing EDGE Chats video interview series

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Business leaders share insights about energy and environmental trends and challenges in the EDGE Chats video interview series.  This series of 20+ interviews delves into issues ranging from the implications of falling oil prices on industry dynamics to the changing …