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 […]

Exploring China’s cleantech opportunities

EDGE Forum 2014: Cleantech in China

On Mar. 26, more than 100 executives and students gathered at Fuqua School of Business to hear about energy and environmental business opportunities in China at the 2014 EDGE Forum on Cleantech in China. “China is a great place to scale up proven cleantech,” said Elle Carberry, managing director of The China Greentech Initiative, who […]

Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, delivers keynote address at 2012 Duke University Energy Conference

Duke University Energy Conference

At the 2012 Duke University Energy Conference, Jim Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, shared his thoughts on the future of the electricity sector in his keynote address at the 2012 Energy Conference at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Coca-Cola’s sustainability journey: Brian Kelley, Chief Product Supply Officer, Coca-Cola

Video: Brian Kelley, Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola’s Chief Product Supply Officer, Brian Kelley, shared insights about the company’s sustainability journey during the closing keynote at the 2011 Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.   — RELATED ARTICLES: A conversation with Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike Rose Marcario on social […]

A conversation with Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike

Hannah Jones, Nike

Nike‘s Vice President of Sustainable Business and Innovation, Hannah Jones, share her thoughts on sustainability in this plenary dialogue from the 2011 Conference on Sustainable Business & Social Impact at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. With opening remarks by Blair Sheppard, Dean of the Fuqua School of Business, and moderated by Dan Vermeer, Executive […]

Hannah Jones speaks to Duke students about sustainability at Nike

Hannah Jones

by Brinda Ramaiya, MBA’11 Duke’s annual Conference on Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI), which is hosted by the Fuqua Net Impact Club, took place on Feb. 9. We were honored to have Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike, attend as our opening plenary in conversation with EDGE executive director, Dan […]

More on energy efficiency lessons from EDF Climate Corps

Our friends over at EDF Climate Corps have done a great job of highlighting the key insights from our recent conference on “Capturing the Energy Efficiency Opportunity: Lessons from EDF Climate Corps.” Emily Reyna, a Climate Corps graduate and current EDF employee, discusses the day’s topics, and the value that the participants gained from attending […]