The Business of Sustainability

The 2023 Lifelong Learning Experience, created specifically for alumni, focuses on sharing knowledge and best practices to identify the constantly evolving competitive, strategic, and tactical opportunities in today’s market to build sustainable, shared prosperity.

The programming includes curriculum-based content presented by our faculty as well as conversations about challenges and opportunities in this dynamic space.

The lifelong learning experience is supported by the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Office of Alumni Affairs and Development and Business of Sustainability Theme in partnership with eCornell.

Watch the Virtual Kickoff

Led by Dean Andrew Karolyi, a panel of executives known for their company’s sustainable initiatives, along with experts from Cornell’s faculty, examine the challenges and opportunities in implementing sustainable business strategies.

Faculty Lecture Series

Hear from our experts about the opportunities and challenges businesses face related to sustainability.

Dean Jinhua Zhao discusses the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change.

Watch Dean Zhao's video

Hernan Saenz discusses Strategy and Operations to Reinvent Global Value Chains.

Watch Hernan Saenz's video

Aaron Adalja discusses Regenerative Agriculture and the Role of Restaurants in Transforming Our Food System.

Watch Aaron Adalja's video