business sustainability at the university of michigan - july 2018

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Collaborating Toward the Good Life: A Conversation with Keurig Green Mountain's Monique Oxender

A self-proclaimed “complexity junkie,” <b>Monique Oxender</b>, <b>Keurig Green Mountain</b>’s Chief Sustainability Officer, doesn’t bat an eye at tackling big, …

Sustainability

How recycling more steel and aluminum could slash imports without a trade war

Many economists expect President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum to increase what American companies and consumers pay for …

Sustainability

Robert Quinn in HBR: How (and why) to create a purpose-driven organization

<i>Harvard Business Review</i> cover story describes a framework to realize the power of positive business.<p>Robert Quinn<p>All too often, executives avoid the …

Management

Algae in the gas tank? U of M researchers study problems holding back algal biofuel

For years, scientists have been developing ways to put algae in your gas tank. It works, but we're still a long way from buying algal biofuel at the …

University of Michigan

Lessons on how to accelerate an ‘impact industry’

The successful strategies of the clean cookstove movement may also apply elsewhere.<p>A new paper from Michigan Ross Professor Ted London highlights …

Innovation

Neil Zemba on Engaged Community Practice | Stories | Creative Work

After winning a Nike sponsored athletic shoe design competition during his freshman year at the Stamps School, Neil Zemba's (BFA '13) career was off …

Cancer

A Peaceful War on CSR – Making CSR Work for the Poorest

<b>By Sudhir K. Sinha</b><p>“Satyagraha” is Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of determined but nonviolent resistance—a sort of peaceful war. Now, CSR Satyagraha is a …

Sustainability

Steps to a carbon-neutral future: Lessons from the 2018 Patagonia Case Competition

As one of the 100+ teams competing, our team dived headfirst into the world of apparel value chains, regenerative agriculture, carbon offsets, …

Sustainability

Rabe speaks with Michigan Radio's Environment Report on public support for carbon pricing

Jun 22, 2018 - Professor Barry Rabe spoke on air with Michigan Radio's Rebecca Williams on June 21 about the tricky politics of climate change …

Climate

Dean Jonathan Overpeck

Post / Next 200 / Supporting Students<br>June 05, 2018<p>“Our job isn’t just to educate and create knowledge. Our job is to help people in society, to make …

University of Michigan

Dispatches from the Sustainable Brands Conference - Vancouver 2018

<i>Decisions, decisions</i><p>In the session “The Conscious Consumer vs. the Consumer Unconscious: Insights from Decision Neuroscience,” the panelists explored …

Sustainability

What if U.S. fuel economy standards went away?

On March 15, 2017, U.S. president Donald Trump addressed carmakers at a newly constructed test track for self-driving cars and other mobility …

Fossil Fuels