Sustainable Global Enterprise

Fisk Johnson in a diving suit above water holding plastic waste in the ocean
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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
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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.

illustration of doves holding up a dress
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Ethical Fashion

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

portrait of Glyph cofounders Pranav Sachdev and Alan Lau
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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.

photo of Wes Sine next to an illustration depicting a multitude of human figures making up a world, some green, some yellow, some blue, forming the yin and yang symbol
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The yin and yang of social activism

Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.

portrait of Professor Christopher Marquis next to an illustration of a panda trying to stop the flow of black smoke billowing out of a factory chimney
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How Chinese citizens’ activism curbs pollution

Research by Professor Christopher Marquis finds that, in China, civil protests are more effective than petitions in bringing about environmental reform.

Startup Snapshot: Plants into Prosperity
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Startup Snapshot: Plants into Prosperity

Achenyo Idachaba-Obaro, MBA ’98: Founder and Creative Director, MitiMeth

An urban farmer aims to address food insecurity
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An urban farmer aims to address food insecurity

Harlan Blynn, MBA ’10, suspended his management consulting practice to launch a new startup — an urban farm in Denver.