A ‘mutually beneficial’ partnership: the Sustainability Internship Program builds students’ skillsets and enables companies to strategically invest in sustainability
Climate change affects real estate markets. Prices in environmentally safe but historically affordable areas skyrocket—displacing vulnerable residents. But socially conscious firms can mitigate its effects.
MIT Sloan Reunion Weekend, Omar Mitchell
MIT Sloan alumnus David Auerbach’s Sanergy turns waste into fertilizer in Kenya.
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)
Jason Jay’s presentation at the MIT Sloan 2015 Reunion
From the MIT Climate CoLab conference 2014, Crowds & Climate: From Ideas to Action, held November 6-7, 2014, at the MIT campus.
Carter Williams, Managing Director, OI Ventures
MIT Sloan Professional Seminar in Sustainability
October 4, 2011
Thomas A. Kochan, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
MIT Sloan Sustainability and Social Impact Perspectives Series
November 15, 2012
Businesses are beginning to see the value of sustainability-oriented innovation (SOI), but are challenged by the persistent belief that SOI always involves performance or profitability tradeoffs. In the first of a four-part series, MIT researchers Jason Jay and Sergio Gonzalez discuss the critical steps to unleashing SOI and look at two innovations a...
In The Good Jobs Strategy, Zeynep Ton, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, makes the compelling case that even in low-cost settings, leaving employees behind—with bad jobs—is a choice, not a necessity. Drawing on more than a decade of research, Ton shows how operational excellence enables companies to offer the lo...
How do established companies respond to the entry of hybrid social ventures in their industries? Hybrid social ventures—new companies that combine business and social missions—use sustainability-oriented strategies to compete with established companies for some of their most desirable customers and employees. Yet hybrid social ven...