UNC & Duke MBAs discuss the business implications of climate change

In November, MBA students and alumni from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and Duke’s Fuqua School of Business came together for a joint networking event and panel discussion on the financial implications of climate change. Panelists from Walmart, Counter Culture Coffee, Ingersoll Rand, and Oak Hill Capital shared thoughts about how the effects of climate change […]

Capturing the energy efficiency opportunity

by Dan Vermeer, executive director, EDGE Energy efficiency is not a new idea.  In a way, it is a fundamental characteristic of capitalist economies, since companies are constantly hunting for opportunities to produce more economic value at a lower cost, so finding ways of reducing the amount of energy used per unit of output is […]