Energy and Environment
Hotels Worldwide Reduced Carbon Footprint by 3%
The average carbon footprint of a hotel stay decreased by 3% from 2018 to 2019, according to the latest Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) study.
The Rundown: Highlights from the week of April 13
A concise collection of recent expert perspectives from Cornell SC Johnson College of Business faculty on COVID-19’s impact on business, hospitality, and the economy.
Noteworthy: Garnie Nygren ’05 talks about Serenbe on the Today Show
Hotel School alumna Garnie Nygren ’05 talked to the Today Show about the community her family founded outside of Atlanta that is being called an “experiment in new urbanism.”
It’s complicated: Understanding the relationship between the economy and the environment
Alumni who have expertise and investments in green buildings, companies, and technology discussed the impact of urban sustainability in NYC and beyond.
Research Recap: Possible unintended consequences of energy efficiency improvements
Research co-authored by Cynthia Lin Lawell finds that improvements in energy efficiency may actually increase rather than decrease energy use.
Cornell’s Statler Hotel receives Silver GreenLeaders award
TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program helps travelers around the world plan greener trips by highlighting hotels and bed and breakfasts engaging in environmentally friendly practices.
- Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise
- Energy and Environment
- Sustainable Global Enterprise
Profile in Leadership: Ian Kline ’92, President and CEO, The Cadmus Group
Scaling up for sustainable solutions
Startup Snapshot: Lean and Green
Michael J. Fallquist, MBA ’04: Viridian Energy, Crius Energy
The Clean Get Cleaner
As more information about toxic chemical releases have become public, the environmental improvements linked to these disclosures have disproportionately benefited wealthy communities.