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Actually, millennials don't own fewer cars

"Lifetime vehicle use is likely to be greater than previous generations," researchers find.

Apr 24, 2019
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SokoShare wins 2019 Enterprise Management Lab hackathon

SokoShare would serve as the intermediary between small farmers and large grocery stores in Kenya.

Apr 18, 2019
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MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative awarded $750,000 grant

Research project to create an online database assessing the carbon intensity of financial institutions

Mar 19, 2019
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MIT Sloan Latin America Office establishes new endowment

With focus on sustainability, MIT Sloan Latin America Office poised to boost long-term research and projects.

Mar 8, 2019
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4 ways to respond to climate gentrification

In Miami, expected sea level rise is driving up inland real estate prices. Here are a few things to consider before investing in a new neighborhood.

Mar 6, 2019
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Economists rebuke Trump administration fuel economy analysis

New work in “Science” finds “fundamental flaws and inconsistencies … at odds with basic economic theory.”

Dec 26, 2018
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MIT Sloan Sustainability hosts National Capital Protocol Toolkit

National Capital Protocol Toolkit (NCT) offers companies a structured process to identify key business risks and opportunities in their management of natural resources.

Dec 7, 2018
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Is it up to business to save the planet?

An MIT engineering professor and a business strategist debate.

Dec 3, 2018
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How ‘credibility-enhancing displays’ drive people to action

In a new study, residents were far more likely to purchase solar panels if the person pitching them was a convert themselves.

Nov 26, 2018
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Why the Butterball Turkey Talk Line works

The holiday hotline is a study in successful content marketing.

Nov 15, 2018
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