Sustainable development requires truth in advertising

Tim McDonald

by Tim McDonald, MBA ’15 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Tom Albanese, Chairman, Vedanta Resources Holdings, in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 6, 2013 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Sustainable development is critically important to the mining industry for very pragmatic reasons.  In particular, mining companies must […]

On extreme energy, risk, and culture

Dan Vermeer

by Dan Vermeer, Executive Director of EDGE One of the more frustrating aspects of working the sustainability field is that every problem is mind-bogglingly complex, and can be framed at multiple levels.  Take, for example, the heated debates and accusations about the causes and consequences of the Macondo well explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. […]

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 […]