Tag Archives: research

What makes a successful sustainability executive?

Career event

A diverse work background, a systems thinking mindset, and the ability to lead change are a few of the traits that employers are looking for in sustainability hires.  EDGE managing director Katie Kross and alumnus Koji Kitazume (MEM/MBA ’12) interviewed …

Ratings move companies as well as consumers

A recent paper–“How Firms Respond to Being Rated”–by Duke faculty Aaron Chatterji and Harvard’s Michael Toffel provides insights into how ratings affect corporate performance. Ratings by companies like Moody’s, Michelin, and Consumer Reports have long swayed the behavior of consumers …

Duke researchers to present at 3rd annual ARCS Conference

The 3rd Annual Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Conference will take place on May 9-11, 2011 at Wharton. Presenters from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business include professors Kira Fabrizio, Aaron Chatterji, and Will Mitchell, along with PhD students …

New Duke study on Industrial Energy Efficiency

One of EDGE’s partners at Duke is the Center for Globalization, Governance, and Competitiveness (CGGC), led by Dr. Gary Gereffi.  Coming out of the research that EDGE and CGGC pursued last year on low carbon competitiveness, we learned about the …

U.S. energy, environment official to join Duke faculty

Billy Pizer

William Pizer, a top U.S. Treasury Department official whose departure from the Obama Administration was announced in March, will join the faculty of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University to help design and lead an initiative in …