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Prospective student questions answered

Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A recorded in Fall 2022, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MBA/MPP student José Pumarejo discuss all things energy & environment at Fuqua. … AND, […]

Video: MBA Careers in Sustainability

Many MBA students want to work in a career that marries their business skills with their passion for making a difference in the world. But are there really viable MBA career options in sustainability? Absolutely.  In this video, EDGE’s Katie Kross shares insights about career paths in corporate sustainability, ESG, climate tech, and other impact […]

Video: Business Leadership in the Decisive Decade

What do converging sustainability issues mean for business leadership now and in the future? What skills can today’s business leaders employ to tackle wicked problems and contribute new solutions? Dan Vermeer, associate professor of the practice and EDGE executive director, shares insights and imperatives for business leadership in this decisive decade.

Kristen Hammer discusses the future of hyperloop transportation

In this EDGE Chats video, Kristen Hammer, Business Development Manager for Virgin Hyperloop One, discusses hyperloop technology, navigating a new regulatory context, and what the future of hyperloop transportation may look like. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

DTE Energy’s Camilo Serna talks about utility transition

Camilo Serna, Vice President of Corporate Strategy for DTE Energy talks about the scale and pace of change in the electric utility industry, DTE’s net zero carbon emissions goals, and managing corporate strategy amid uncertainty. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Highlights from the 2019 Duke University Energy Conference

The 11th annual Duke University Energy Conference brought 300 students, faculty, and industry executives together in November at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business to discuss the changing energy industry landscape. “Despite lots of debate and decades of inaction, we increasingly recognize that energy transition is essential,” said EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer in welcome remarks. […]

Scarlett Harrod discusses the ABB FIA Formula E Championship Series and EV market trends

Scarlett Harrod (MBA’13), Director of Customer Engagement for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, discusses electric vehicle market trends, the changing mobility landscape, and how the Formula E Championship has helped enable technology improvements in batteries and vehicle engineering. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Energy tech & trends: Insights from former ARPA-E leader Eric Rohlfing

Video - Eric Rohlfing

Eric Rohlfing, Former Senior Technical Advisor at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), shares his insights on building an innovation community, removing tech-to-market barriers, and energy technology trends in this EDGE Chats video. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Lisa Manley discusses Mars, Inc.’s approach to sustainability, climate mitigation

EDGE Chats video: Lisa Manley

In this EDGE Chats video, Lisa Manley, Senior Director, Sustainability Engagement & Partnerships for Mars, Inc., discusses the evolution of corporate sustainability, the business impacts of climate change, and opportunities to take sustainability to the next level.   RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives