Ideas Made to Matter Research

When two heads aren’t better than one

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Leaders often have to decide whether to delegate projects to individuals or a group. According to a new study, it should depend on the task.

Dec 20, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Sustainable investing: 4 questions to ask

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Companies are doubling down on ESG. As the sector grows in complexity, MIT Sloan investment expert Gita Rao details four issues that warrant a closer look.

Dec 14, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter The Bias Cut

A Google Nest pro on the power of a point of view

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Jaclyn Loo understands that growth comes in many different forms across roles and functions. Titles aren’t everything.

Dec 14, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

5 up-and-coming jobs in sustainability

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Product manager, digital platform leader, ESG consultant, and more. Here are five jobs that reflect career opportunities in the sustainability sector.

Dec 13, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Design

2021, illustrated

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Six illustrations we loved this year.

Dec 9, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter My Idea Made to Matter

At MIT Divest, all ideas point to one big goal

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Inspired by climate activists past and present, the student group uses collective action to advocate against MIT’s fossil fuel investments.

Dec 8, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Communications

Our top 5 ‘Working Definitions’ of 2021

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Cringe factor, the Allen Curve, and three other popular ideas.

Dec 7, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

Why sustainable business needs better ESG ratings

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Data on environmental, social, and governance performance is noisy — and may not help companies help the environment. MIT Sloan experts investigate.

Dec 6, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Research

The top 10 MIT Sloan news stories of 2021

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From a machine learning explainer to trends in data and artificial intelligence, here are the stories that readers needed most this year.

Dec 1, 2021
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Ideas Made to Matter Sustainability

4 strategies for sustainable business

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Here are four tenets from MIT Sloan on how to build a sustainable business practice.

Nov 30, 2021
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