Three stages in corporate sustainability strategy

Dan Chow

by Daniel Chow, MEM/MBA ’14 At Duke, students are taught why companies across all industries are pursuing sustainability, what barriers exist for different businesses, and what tools are necessary for organizations to achieve their goals. Kristina Ronneberg (MEM ’14) explained a useful framework that she learned in Professor Dan Vermeer’s Sustainable Business Strategy class, which […]

Clean energy in Colorado, sustainability in California: Student career trek reflections

Wyley Hodgson

by Wyley Hodgson, MEM/MBA ’11 In January, Wyley traveled to Colorado and California to do career research and participate in informational interviews with industry executives. Here are his reflections: My trip began in Denver. Colorado has helped lead the pack among clean tech industries with a very strong renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and state-level incentives […]

Narrowing a clean energy career path: reflections on Energy Club trip to CA

student field trip

by Koji Kitazume, MEM/MBA ’12 In January, the Fuqua Energy Club organized a “Week in Cities” trip to San Francisco. Ten students networked with alumni and visited companies including Bloom Energy (Fuel Cell), SCHOTT Solar (Solar), SunRun (Solar), 3Degrees (REC & Carbon Offset Trading), Silver Spring Networks (Smart Grid), SunPower (Solar), Claremont Creek Ventures (Venture Capital). When I first came to school […]