Duke hosts first MEM/MBA alumni reunion

On April 12-13, Duke MEM/MBA and MF/MBA dual degree alumni returned for a special weekend of reunion activities. Alumni reconnected with faculty and staff, participated in career conversations, heard campus updates from leaders in the Nicholas School and Duke Office of Climate & Sustainability, joined current MEM/MBA students for a picnic in Duke Forest, and […]

Alumni and students gather for climate tech networking in Boston

Fuqua alumni and current students gathered in Boston in July 2022 for a networking reception for professionals interested in climate tech, clean energy, and sustainable business. The event was hosted in partnership with seven other business schools, including Harvard, Yale, MIT, UC-Berkeley, Stanford, Michigan, and Cornell, with the goal of creating new connections between professionals […]

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 […]

Alumni gather in SF for joint business & sustainability networking

Alumni reception 2019

Alumni from Duke’s MBA and MEM/MBA programs joined counterparts from Stanford, MIT, Michigan, Yale, and Cornell for a joint business and sustainability networking event in San Francisco in July 2019.  This annual event, co-hosted by the six partner business schools, alternates between the West Coast and East Coast each year, bringing together alumni with interests […]

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, […]