Ideas and insights about sustainability from MIT Sloan.
9 carbon-busting startups from the MIT Sustainability Summit
The 2023 MIT Sustainability Summit showcased low-carbon concrete blocks, floating kelp farms, biofertilizer, tradable carbon offsets, and more.
Procter & Gamble’s CEO on navigating rapid change
During a visit to MIT, Jon Moeller talked about sustainability, technology and marketing trends, and how P&G reduced its product portfolio in order to grow.
Oatly exec: How to lead with purpose in an imperfect world
Oatly’s Heidi Hackemer shares how practicing bravery and self-care and creating momentum can help leaders encourage purpose-led work in their organizations.
An MIT Sloan economist runs the numbers on ESG
Financial economist Andrew W. Lo became an ESG believer after developing a mathematical formula that quantifies the financial return on impact investing.
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A national water strategy would help the U.S. manage outdated infrastructure and adopt desalination technology, argues water entrepreneur Aaron Mandell.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.