Tag Archives: research

Climate change & business: What every MBA needs to know

New briefing paper highlights the business impacts of climate change Today’s MBA students will face a complex set of global business and societal challenges when they graduate.  A new “MBA EDGE” briefing from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business aims …

Peak pricing vs. flat pricing for power: New faculty research

Kevin Shang EDGE Chats video

When it comes to pricing electric power, is peak pricing better than flat rate pricing when it comes to incentivizing the adoption of renewable energy?  The answer might surprise you.  Kevin Shang, Professor of Operations Management at Fuqua School of …

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 …