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Col. Mark Mykleby reflects on how sustainability solutions can drive growth

Mark Mykleby, retired U.S. Marine Corps Colonel, co-founder of Long Haul Capital Group LLC, and co-author of The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America’s Prosperity, Security, and Sustainability in the 21st Century, talks about sustainability as an opportunity for investment and innovation.   RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Statoil Energy Ventures’ Gareth Burns discusses investing in renewables

Gareth Burns, EDGE Chats video

Gareth Burns, VP and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, discusses why the Norwegian oil and gas company is investing in renewable energy and electric vehicle charging infrastructure technologies in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives    

Can an oil & gas company compete with utilities in clean power investments?

Paige Swofford

by Paige Swofford, MEM/MBA’18 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Gareth Burns, Vice President and Managing Director of Statoil Energy Ventures, in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 11, 2017 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of […]

Patrick Doherty, Long Haul Capital Group, discusses investing in the future

EDGE Chats video - Patrick Doherty

Patrick Doherty, Co-Founder and President of Long Haul Capital Group and co-author of the book The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America’s Prosperity, Security and Sustainability in the 21st Century, talks about investing for a secure and sustainable future in this EDGE Chats video. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives  

Rising star Lisa Ganderson reflects on energy entrepreneurship

Lisa Huber Ganderson

Duke alumna Lisa (Huber) Ganderson, Senior Associate for Investments with GE Energy, was recently named to the prestigious Forbes “30 Under 30 in Energy” list.  Lisa graduated from Duke’s MEM/MBA joint degree program in 2014. We asked her to share her thoughts on energy technologies, entrepreneurship and her career in this Q&A. What got you […]

Lessons for energy entrepreneurs

Lisa Huber

by Lisa Huber, MEM/MBA ’14 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Pedro Santos, Founder and CEO of OsComp Systems, in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 13, 2013 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Pedro Santos, founder of OsComp Systems, sold his first business before graduating high school and has […]

Winning in cleantech VC

Richard Bethune

by Richard Bethune, MBA ’14 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Randall Ledford, PhD, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Emerson Electric Co. in an EDGE Seminar on Oct. 9, 2013 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. After seeing the bodies pile up following the first big wave […]

Assessing the microgrid market: Fuqua students get “out of the building”

Nancy Fechnay

by Nancy Fechnay, MEM/MBA ’14; Aaron Gress MBA ’14; Lisa Huber, MEM/MBA ’14, and Mark McDonald, MBA ’14 There is no substitute for the real world as a learning laboratory. For the second consecutive year, Duke’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) partnered with ’05 Fuqua alumnus Paul Straub of Claremont Creek […]