Ideas and insights about sustainability from MIT Sloan.
3 leaders detail practices that support stakeholder and societal value
Managers at Cotopaxi, King Arthur Baking Company, and REI discuss balancing purpose and profit.
ESG ratings: Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water
ESG ratings may be flawed, but they remain the most effective way to measure the ethical behavior of companies, MIT researchers contend.
Do we need a US Department of Water?
A national water strategy would help the U.S. manage outdated infrastructure and adopt desalination technology, argues water entrepreneur Aaron Mandell.
3 sustainability insights for industry and government leaders
When it comes to sustainable enterprises, leaders must consider meaningful goals, consumer preferences, and the partnership of management and technology.
Six illustrations we loved this year, illuminating topics such as supply chain, health care, ESG, and remote work.
How to choose carbon offsets that actually cut emissions
Most corporate net zero pledges depend on carbon offsets, but many offsets don’t reduce emissions. Use this framework to identify which offsets are effective.
8 startup ideas for environmental impact
The 2022 MIT Sustainability Conference featured clean innovation for power plants, transportation systems, supply chain platforms, and more.
‘Climate Future’: What to do if reducing emissions isn’t enough?
In a new book, MIT Sloan professor Robert Pindyck says we must invest in climate adaptation — hybrid crops, sea walls, geoengineering, and more.
Download: MIT Sloan research on sustainable business
Companies are under pressure to adopt sustainable business practices. Here is strategic advice for an effective, efficient, and equitable future.
An inside look at the proposed SEC climate disclosure rule
The SEC is proposing a new rule that would require public companies to disclose their emissions data and create more transparency. Industry experts unpack its implications.