Carbon accounting’s next phase: Reimagining carbon waste as an asset

By Andrew Shuffer, MBA ’25 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Trevor Best, Co-Founder & CEO, Syzygy Plasmonics, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or […]

Electric gridlock: Aging U.S. infrastructure imperils the dawning age of “electrification of everything”

By Nathan Scuderi, MBA ’25 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Brian Janous, Former VP of Energy, Microsoft, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or […]

Public funds should be spent on saving communities that consider Nantucket a home, not a vacation destination

By Tatiana Sokolova, MEM/MBA ’24 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Vincent Murphy, Coastal Resilience Coordinator, Town of Nantucket, MA, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Spring 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

To tackle climate change, take a page out of the anti-smoking playbook

By Thomas Cheng, MBA ’24 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Vincent Murphy, Coastal Resilience Coordinator, Town of Nantucket, MA, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Spring 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Sustainability from the ground up

By Parker White, MF/MBA ’24 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Denise Naguib, Global Vice President of Sustainability and Supplier Diversity at Marriott International, Inc., in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Spring 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent […]

Co-ops should be biogas leaders in the Midwest

By Billy Barnes, MBA ’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Bill Caesar, President of Generate Upcycle and Dan Meccariello, Director of Operations at Generate Capital, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Spring 2023. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily […]

Introducing: “Google Transmission Services”?

by Thomas Nailen, MBA ’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Nick Pearson, Global Head of Energy Policy at Google, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2022. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

The role of U.S. Big Tech companies in the energy transition

By C.J. Obikile, MBA ’24 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Nick Pearson, Global Head of Energy Policy at Google, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2022. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Why more VCs need to consider climate tech in Africa

By Jennie Graham, MBA’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Rotimi Thomas, CEO & Co-Founder of SunFi, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2022. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or the […]

Transition to low-carbon economy: A Ghanaian perspective

By Sophie Aryeetey, MBA’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Rotimi Thomas, CEO & Co-Founder of SunFi, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2022. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or the […]