Tag Archives: sustainability

Planning underway for 2020 ClimateCAP Summit

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EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer has joined the Program Committee for the 2020 ClimateCAP Summit.  Conceptualized and first hosted at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, ClimateCAP is a partnership between 16 top-tier business schools, including Wharton, Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, and …

Alumni gather in SF for joint business & sustainability networking

Alumni reception 2019

Alumni from Duke’s MBA and MEM/MBA programs joined counterparts from Stanford, MIT, Michigan, Yale, and Cornell for a joint business and sustainability networking event in San Francisco in July 2019.  This annual event, co-hosted by the six partner business schools, …

The next phase of industrialization will happen in our oceans

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By Dan Vermeer, Associate Professor of the Practice and Executive Director, EDGE Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet’s surface, hold almost 95% of the world’s biodiversity, and produce over two-thirds of our oxygen.  However, it is less well-known …

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 …

Renewables procurement: Spreading the wealth to more businesses

Zoe Ripecky

By Zoe Ripecky, MEM ’20 This article was written in response to a presentation given by Katherine Canoy, Senior Manager, Renewable Energy Origination, Walmart in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 3, 2018 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This …

ENGIE’s Burhan Koc discusses energy market evolution

Burhan Koc EDGE Chats video

Burhan Koç, Director in the Sustainability & Renewable Energy Solutions practice, ENGIE, discusses the changing energy marketplace, and his reflections on the leadership skills that are needed for the new energy future.   RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos …