Jan
12
9:00am 9:00am

Moving Markets on Climate

Speaking: William C. Eacho III, Former U.S. Ambassador to Austria and Co-Founder, Partnership for Responsible Growth; Amy Pickle, State Policy Program, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University (moderator)

Stay tuned - session details and speaker to be announced shortly.

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Jan
11
12:00pm12:00pm

Executing Sustainability Strategy: From Idea to Impact

Speaking: John de Figueiredo, PhD, Edward and Ellen Marie Schwarzman Professor of Law and Professor of Strategy and Economics, Duke University; others TBA.

Many companies have excellent sustainability ideas and plans. The problem, however, is getting the whole organization to execute on the plans, especially when these plans are not in complete alignment with the other objectives of the firm...

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Jan
11
10:15am10:15am

Creative Approaches to the World’s Grand Challenges: Hacking Conservation & Development

Speaking: Alex Dehgan, Chanler Innovator in Residence with Duke's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program; John Bradburn, General Motors; and Chad Pregracke, Living Lands & Waters.

The world is facing urgent challenges to the planet’s future, created by our species’ own successes. Global population is expected to rise to 9.6 billion by 2050, and coupled with it, the desire of emerging middle classes for energy, transportation, and resource-intensive diets...

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Jan
11
9:15am 9:15am

Tackling Wicked Problems

Speaking: Dan Vermeer, PhD, Executive Director, EDGE and Associate Professor of the Practice, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University; US BCSD Materials Marketplace Staff

Are we creating a world that’s too complex to manage? Dan Vermeer will discuss the importance of not just problem solving, but problem finding in the innovation process...

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