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Highlights from the 2019 Duke University Energy Conference

The 11th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together in November at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to discuss the changing energy industry landscape. “Despite lots of debate and decades of inaction, we increasingly recognize that energy transition is essential,” said EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer in welcome remarks. […]

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 MIT, along with Duke and others. The 2020 Summit will be hosted by the University […]

Highlights from the 2018 Duke University Energy Conference

2018 Duke University Energy Conference

The 10th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together on November 7, 2018 at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Organized by the Duke MBA Energy Club in partnership with other entities on campus, the 2018 conference was oriented around a theme of “Exploring the New Energy Future” and included […]

Save the Date for Energy Week: Nov 4-9, 2018

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Get ready: Duke University’s flagship energy event, Energy Week, is coming Nov. 4-9, 2018!  Join Duke’s student energy clubs, the Duke University Energy Initiative, and the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) for a week of events, including the signature Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition and the 10th annual Duke University […]

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 range of topics under the theme of “Making Markets, Moving Markets.” US BCSD is a […]

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 “Business Tackling Global Challenges.”  As one of America’s leading philanthropists, Jean Case is a passionate believer […]

Registration open for the 2016 Duke University Energy Conference

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          On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Duke University will host the 2016 Duke University Energy Conference.  Over 400 executives, students, faculty, and alumni will gather at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to hear keynote speakers including: Mauricio Gutierrez, President & CEO, NRG Energy Ellen Williams, Director, ARPA-E David Brewster, President & Co-Founder, […]

Duke focuses on Women in Energy

Reception at 2016 Women in Energy event

Across the energy sector, women make up less than 30% of the workforce.  In some energy companies, the percent of women is even lower.  And in the upper echelons of the board room and C-suite, it is lower still–women make up fewer than 5% of board seats at many industry companies. There are lots of […]

Nov. 11, 2015: Duke University Energy Conference

Duke University Energy Conference

Save the date for the 2015 Duke University Energy Conference! On November 11, over 400 executives, students, faculty, and alumni will gather at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business for the school’s annual energy conference.  This year’s conference will feature keynote speakers including: Governor Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico Kristina Johnson, CEO, Enduring […]

Seth Goldman, President and TeaEO at Honest Tea, speaks at Duke University

Seth Goldman, Honest Tea

Seth Goldman, President and “TeaEO” of the company Honest Tea, shared his thoughts on corporate responsibility and the role of business in creating a better world in his keynote address at the 2014 Duke Sustainable Business & Social Impact (SBSI) Conference at Fuqua School of Business.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Seth Goldman, Honest Tea, on […]