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Rob Latoff joins EDGE as Executive-in-Residence

EDGE is pleased to welcome energy industry expert Rob Latoff as Executive-in-Residence and Instructor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He will teach Energy Markets & Innovation in Fuqua’s executive MBA program, and has served on the EDGE Advisory … Continue reading

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China’s energy and climate policies: Pragmatic, productive, but ultimately ineffective?

by Urosh Tomovich, MEM/MBA ’15 On March 26, EDGE hosted a Forum on Cleantech in China at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business that featured insights from five panelists about starting, funding, and growing businesses in China. Panelist Tom Darden, CEO … Continue reading

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Raising the Relative Value of Waste-to-Energy

by Tim McDonald, MBA ’15 This article was written in response to an EDGE Seminar on “The Economics of Waste” on Feb. 26, 2014 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Waste-to-energy (WTE) technology has the potential to minimize air … Continue reading

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Utilities can win by entering the distributed solar market

By Omar Arriaga (MBA ’15), Adam Cornelius (MEM ’14), Julia Mote (MBA ’15), and Eric Vandenbrink (MBA ’15) This article was written in response to a seminar given by Allen Burchett, Senior VP for Business Development, ABB North America, in … Continue reading

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Together now: Good governance and better business discussed at the World Ocean Summit

By Sarah Hoyt (MEM/MBA ’16) Leaders in business, government, academia and nonprofit convened in San Francisco at The Economist’s World Ocean Summit last week to address the role of ocean health in a thriving global economy. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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China’s smog cloud may have a silver lining

Environmental concerns are ubiquitous in China. Every day, the newspapers include stories about the converging crises related to air pollution, food contamination, water shortages, and solid waste. There is also a growing frustration that China’s “growth at all costs” development … Continue reading

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