Sustainability

A first-of-its-kind class project harnesses the power of industrial design to solve real-world business challenges.

Economist Tim Richards, the Marvin and June Morrison Chair in Agribusiness in the Morrison School of Business, and his co-author won the prestigious Elsevier Atlas Award for their research paper on innovative markets for food waste.

The ASU and University of Arkansas organization works with companies to define, develop, and deliver more sustainable goods.

Professor Kevin Dooley leads a global research team that works with more than 100 of the world’s largest brands, providing science-based metrics and tools to help them better understand where their materials come from and influence the social and environmental impacts of their products.

The effectiveness of environmental advocates inside organizations depends a great deal on their choice of influence tactics, and some of the most promising options are often overlooked, according to Craig R. Carter, associate professor of supply chain management and an expert in sustainability in supply chains. Appealing for support based on the inherent value of aiding the environment is often effective, although many in the business world are wary of using this approach, according to the study.