Sustainable Global Enterprise

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Clean Water Act turns 50: conference celebrates progress, fosters connections

Cornell Atkinson’s Social Cost of Water Pollution conference brought together academics and EPA policy-makers to collaborate for healthy water.

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SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

New Research Theme to Solidify SC Johnson College as a Leader in Sustainability

The Business of Sustainability research theme will facilitate collaboration, program coordination, and curriculum across the college’s three schools.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Emerging Markets Program hosts celebration of SMART experiential research

The SMART Program hosted a dinner to honor Professor Iwan J. Azis with the Wharton Award and celebrate a student poster presentation.

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Enterprise

“Is it sustainable?” COVID-19 points to the value of asking big questions to inform planning resilience and social justice

COVID-19 underscores firms’ need for planning resilience, disproportionate impacts on poorer populations, and our interconnectedness.

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Enterprise

Fisk Johnson, CEO of SC Johnson: A champion in the crusade against plastic ocean waste

SC Johnson CEO Fisk Johnson talks about why ending plastic ocean waste is important to him, his company, and human life on this planet.

photo of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, June 16, 2019: Single-use plastic in the sea
Enterprise

Reducing the “invisible burden” of overtourism

As global tourism grows, the tolls on infrastructure threaten natural and cultural icons reports the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

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Enterprise

Ethical Fashion

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

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Enterprise

Glyph: Pure, minimalist fashion

Cornell Tech MBA grads and minimalist fashion entrepreneurs Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau founded Glyph digitally knit, vegan, and recyclable shoes.