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A ‘mutually beneficial’ partnership: the Sustainability Internship Program builds students’ skillsets and enables companies to strategically invest in sustainability

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MIT Sloan and the Sustainability Initiative convened a roundtable for alumni leaders in renewable energy for two days of discussion, debate, and networking

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The Megacity Logistics Lab examines the congestion and environmental impacts of supply chains in the world’s largest and fastest growing urban centers.

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David Keith has developed a management flight simulator focused on alternative fuels in transportation, and researched buyer behavior influencing vehicle purchases

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Fishbanks

Fishbanks is an interactive game that teaches the dynamics of renewable resources by challenging players to build a profitable fishing business.

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EDF

The Environmental Defense Fund and MIT Sloan work closely on a variety of issues, from climate change to sustainable fisheries.

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Natura

A plan for sustainable palm oil is one outcome of Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura’s growing relationship with MIT Sloan’s Sustainability programs.

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EDF’s Climate Corps places graduate student fellows, including many from MIT, in organizations to help them increase energy efficiency.

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EMC

MIT Sloan Action Learning students have worked with EMC Corporation on sustainability-related initiatives that include reducing and reducing reusing the company’s outbound packaging.

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Mayank Agarwal, who interned at the World Wildlife Fund, focused on helping Sodexo develop emission benchmarking and performance tracking tools.

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The Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan helps Drew Morales finds the answer to: If I want to make a career out of sustainability, how do I do it?

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MIT Sloan’s emphasis on hands-on learning helps Carolyn Mansfield DuPont clarify her career priorities.

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Sarah Nolet helped Frontier Co-op—the Iowa-based wholesaler of natural and organic products—strengthen how it analyzes data on resource consumption.

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Kathy Lin’s internship at the Environmental Defense Fund taught her about climate change’s impact on local fishing communities.

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Ray Wood—Head of Global Power at Bank of America Merrill Lynch—views renewable energy as a “competitive and compelling investment.”

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Michael Sonnenfeldt—the entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist—is focused on tackling big sustainability challenges, including climate change.

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In his path-breaking research, Ross Collins uses the concept of inclusive wealth to evaluate the impact of sustainable development policies.

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Tim Greiner helps companies like Walmart, The North Face, Ben & Jerry’s, and Radio Flyer deepen their corporate responsibility efforts.

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As a promising career in the cleantech industry beckons, Molly Bales is expanding her entrepreneurial skillset at MIT Sloan

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Sloan Fellow Bella Tonkonogy believes that “effective leadership in sustainability requires collaboration between business, government, and non-profits.”

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Patrick O’Brien, former pilot in the U.S. Navy, calls MIT Sloan’s Sustainability Certificate “a powerful symbol of what this school cares about.”

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As Director of Finance at Eataly, Alex Borschow combines his passions for food and sustainability.

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Adam Miller—a graduate of MIT Leaders for Global Operations program—helped measure the carbon footprint of General Motors’ logistics network.

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Libby McDonald

Waste picking communities in low-income countries, with MIT students and Community Innovator Lab’s Libby McDonald, develop waste sector business models.

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While serving in the US military, alumnus Damian Blazy worked with MIT Sloan to examine the Navy’s fossil fuel use and the potential for biofuels.

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Edgar Blanco

MIT’s Dr. Edgar Blanco studies the environmental impact of transportation logistics and supply chain systems.

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John Sterman

MIT Sloan’s John Sterman has pioneered the use of management flight simulators to better understand a range of urgent sustainability issues.

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Brian Toll uses his MIT Sloan education to become an honest broker of home energy efficiency.

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Lily Russell, on carving out a niche in sustainable supply chains at Deloitte Consulting and how her MIT Sloan MBA got her there.

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Omar Mitchell parlayed a summer internship with the NHL into a fulltime job as the league’s first-ever Director of Sustainability.

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Mark Doughty, MBA 1999, on answering his customers’ calls for thoughtful, sustainable building.

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Next Step Living analyzes home energy efficiency, helping home owners save money with little or no upfront cost.

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Peter Senge

Peter Senge brings his deep expertise on systems thinking and collaborative leadership to the MIT Sloan sustainability curriculum.

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Robin Chase

Robin Chase, SM ‘86, is a career innovator who has moved between articulating big ideas and implementing them.

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Moderator: Jason Jay, PhD ’10, Senior Lecturer, Sustainability; Director, Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan
Panelists: Drew Morales, MBA ‘15 (Wellington Management); Lily Russell, MBA ‘11 (Explain the Chain); Eric Seale, SM ‘86 (Warren & Selbert, Inc.); Michael Thompson, SM ‘81 (Northland Power)

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The students of schools and universities in Abu Dhabi, UAE, want to work with the world leaders at COP21 to find a solution to the problem of Climate Change. They are educated and innovative young minds, encouraged by various initiatives of the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi over the past 17 years. This video shows the journey of the Environment Agency’s multi-pronged educational efforts and the results it has yielded in changing mindsets and bringing about a real impact.

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About the Speakers:
Moderator: Kenneth Oye holds a joint appointment at MIT in Political Science and Engineering Systems, with research and teaching on international relations, political economy and technology policy.

Valerie Karplus is the Class of 1943 Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Noelle Selin is the Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Career Development Associate Professor in the MIT Institute for Data, Systems and Society and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.

John Sterman is the Jay W. Forrester Professor in Computer Science, a Professor of System Dynamics and Engineering Systems,and the director of the System Dynamics Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Is the COP 21 climate deal one which will help save the world? Or is it just a lot of hot air? Sloan School Of Management Professor John Sterman and UMass McCormack School Of Policy and Global Studies Dean David Cash, both just back from Paris, debate.

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From the MIT Climate CoLab conference 2014, Crowds & Climate: From Ideas to Action, held November 6-7, 2014, at the MIT campus.

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WGBH Innovation IdeaLab 2013. Prof. Thomas Malone speaks about the MIT Climate CoLab: crowdsourcing solutions to climate change. Climate CoLab is a project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
Learn more: www.climatecolab.org

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A stimulating conversation on the role of simulation models and big data in mitigation and adaptation planning, and how they can be opened up to the general public.

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Carter Williams, Managing Director, OI Ventures
MIT Sloan Professional Seminar in Sustainability
October 4, 2011

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Tetsuya Ohara, Director, Advanced Research and Development, Patagonia
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
February 12, 2012

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Charles Fishman, Investigative Journalist
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
December 14, 2011

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Paul Gilding, Independent Writer, Advisor, and Advocate for Action on Climate Change and Sustainability
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
November 10, 2011

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Jigar Shah, CEO
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
November 2, 2011

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Gary Hirshberg, CEO, Stonyfield Organic
MIT Sloan Dean’s Innovative Leader Series
September 28, 2011

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John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management , MIT Sloan School of Management
MIT SDM Conference
October 21, 2010

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Robin Chase, Transportation Innovator
MIT Sloan Sustainability Speaker Series
November 19, 2012

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The first assessment of China’s wind energy potential and its regional distribution that incorporates an operational model of the grid and undertakes systematic exploration of key uncertainties.

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This study is the latest in the MIT Energy Initiative’s “Future of” series. Its predecessors have shed light on a range of complex and important issues involving energy and the environment.

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The United States consumes more petroleum-based liquid fuel per capita than any other developed country - 30 percent more than the second-highest consumer (Canada) and 40 percent more than the third-highest consumer (Luxembourg). The majority of U.S. oil consumption — 70 percent — goes into the transportation sector.

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In recent years, China׳s leaders have sought to coordinate official energy intensity reduction targets with new targets for carbon dioxide (CO2) intensity reduction. The Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2006–2010) included for the first time a binding target for energy intensity, while a binding target for CO2 intensity was included later ...

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Using Monte Carlo Simulation, multiple scenarios of supply chain configurations, consumer transportation choices, urban density, packaging and item bundling are evaluated. Results show that online shopping is the most environmentally friendly option in a wide range of scenarios. However, as more consumers leverage traditional bri...