Sustainability

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.

Whether or not you believe the science on climate change is irrelevant, says Andrew J. Hoffman, a University of Michigan professor of sustainable enterprise. Whatever you think, it's long past the time to open your eyes to the business implications. Author of "Climate Change: What's Your Business Strategy?", Hoffman visited Arizona State University recently as part of the Wrigley Lecture Series on Sustainability, co-hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business and the National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations.