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CSB Events

CSB hosts dozens of events each year for students, alumni, and our general audience to engage with our research and other critical topics in sustainable business.

Past Event Spotlight

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Delivering Healthy Profits, People and Planet: A Fireside Chat with Paul Polman, Co-Founder and Chair of IMAGINE, and former CEO of Unilever

In conversation with Paul Polman, we addressed the role of business in addressing today's pressing issues such as massive unemployment, climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the #BlackLivesMatter fight for racial justice.

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2020 Practice Forum: Building the Financial Case for Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI™)

In March 2020, the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) hosted its invitation-only, third annual Practice Forum with sponsorship by Lead Sponsor HSBC Bank USA, Supporting Sponsors Glenmede and Investindustrial, and Media Partner Harvard Business Review (HBR). Program highlights included: CSB 2020 Sustainability Market Share Index™, Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI™) Methodology, along with speakers from HSBC, Investindustrial, and The Container Store.

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Building Resilient Supply Chains with Blockchain

The disruption caused by COVID-19 underscores the need for highly traceable, transparent, and resilient supply chains. Blockchain, as well as other technology, is an incredibly valuable tool for building and sustaining this approach. This virtual panel discussion featured speakers Caleb Ferguson (BS '14) of BlockApps, Mark Hanna (MBA '71) of Richline Group, a Berkshire Hathaway Company Mark Kaplan of Envisible, and Leandro Nunes, of Mastercard Labs.

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