Tag Archives: Dan Vermeer

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 …

The next phase of industrialization will happen in our oceans

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By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet’s surface, hold almost 95% of the world’s biodiversity, and produce over two-thirds of our oxygen.  However, it is less well-known …

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

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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

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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. …

Duke Hosts U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development

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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 …

Dan Vermeer discusses business response to climate change

Video: PowerShift: The Business Role in Addressing Climate Change

Dan Vermeer, Executive Director of the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) and Associate Professor of the Practice at Fuqua School of Business discusses how leading companies should respond to the threat of climate change in a …

Dan Vermeer: Why it’s decision time for America’s energy future

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The “all-of-the-above” approach to America’s energy future involves tapping into all sources, from fossil fuels to renewable energy. But EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer says that seemingly inclusive approach won’t work. Dr. Vermeer explains why the time is now for …