Sustainability

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Ross News Blog
Michigan Ross Professor Ted London will deliver a high-profile keynote address before the Business Call to Action Forum on Thursday, Sept. 24.
Ross News Blog
Michigan Ross professor and sustainability expert Andy Hoffman has been named the recipient of two prestigious teaching awards.
Ross News Blog
Fifty years ago, U-M hosted the nation’s first “Environmental Teach-In,” which served as a model for Earth Day celebrations nationwide. This year, the university is organizing teach-ins across campus, including at Michigan Ross, aimed at tackling the biggest challenges of our time.
Ross News Blog
Michigan Ross faculty experts share their thoughts on critical business topics heading into 2020.
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Ross Thought In Action
Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon sees little reason for concern and great potential benefits.
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Ross Thought In Action
Professor Andy Hoffman discusses the need for a fundamental shift in thinking.
Illustration of house in flood
Ross Thought In Action
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andy Hoffman argues that the industry, uniquely positioned to feel the effects, will have to respond by increasing rates.
Photo of Austin, Texas, skyline framed by solar array
Ross Thought In Action
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andy Hoffman explains how the work of William Nordhaus offers reasons for hope.
Ross Thought In Action
Writing in The Conversation, Tom Lyon argues that 'greenwashing' delays critical steps toward sustainability.
Ross News Blog
It’s one thing to know your master’s project has made a real difference in the world. It’s another thing altogether to see it on the big screen, and find out the effect may have reached the heavens too. Six U-M alumni, including three from Michigan Ross, play a role in the documentary “...
Ross News Blog
For 20 years the Erb Institute has been the go-to source for deep dives into sustainability issues in business. But both business, and the way it views sustainability has evolved, and the institute has developed a new research focus centered on four main ideas...
Ross News Blog
Michigan Ross has long been a leader in research, education, and leadership development in the area of sustainability , as evidenced by the multitude of programs, research opportunities, student experiences,...
Student Voices
A few years ago, I was a Peace Corps volunteer working with sesame farmers and exporters in Burkina Faso (West Africa), seeing firsthand the struggles of small-scale agriculture.