Society Overview

Business and the environment are intrinsically linked with the well being of society. There can be no environmental sustainability without simultaneously addressing the needs of society for food, shelter, water and economic progress. Effectively balancing these multiple goals requires a deep and nuanced understanding of the social fabric in which business and environmental pursuits unfold.

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Justine Sears
Consultant at Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
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Business Leaders
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Programs & Research

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Internal Carbon Pricing: Practical Experiences from the Private Sector
Finance & Markets
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The Quiet Corner Woodland Partnership
Management & Products
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Research
Framing Effects on Inferences about Green Product Quality
Management & Products
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Our Stories

What’s stopping us? Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2015
An inspiring day at UN headquarters for the 2015 Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.
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MIT idea: Reward solar generation instead of installation
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Upcoming Events

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Sustainability Metrics Monthly Seminar: Rebecca O'Neill, SustainAbility
Apr 04, 2017
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On campus
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Recent Events

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To B or not to B: A Guide to B Corps Certification
Mar 29, 2017
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Bright Lights, Green Sights: Mark Tilsen, Native American Natural Foods
Mar 28, 2017
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CBEY goes to San Francisco!
Mar 22, 2017
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