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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.

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Fireside Chat with William McDonough, Creator of Cradle Design™

December 1st, 2022: The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business invites you to join our Founding Director Tensie Whelan in conversation with William McDonough, Chief Executive of McDonough Innovation, globally recognized leader in sustainable development, and creator of the Cradle to Cradle Design™ philosophy.

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2023 Undergraduate Sustainability Career Boot Camp

The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business is thrilled to be partnering with PwC on the 2023 Sustainability Careers Bootcamp on February 3, 2023.

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Past Event Spotlight


NYC 2025: Road to Recovery

Oct 22: Join us for an interactive panel featuring contributors to NYC 2025. Panelists will discuss their vision for a stronger, fairer and more equitable New York City.

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Can business be a force for good? Hear from Leading Social Entrepreneurs on the Front Lines

October 7: Join NYU Stern's Business & Society Program for a virtual event series featuring leading social entrepreneurs in food, education, climate change, fintech for financial access, and more. The first discussion on how social enterprises can solve some of the biggest problems of the 21st Century.

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Solving Three Problems - Recycling Glass to Improve Concrete and Reduce GHG Emissions

On Thursday, March 25th, 2021, the NYU Stern School of Business presents key stakeholders who will tell how to solve the glass recycling challenge, and create more environmentally sustainable low carbon concrete, improve the environmental performance of concrete and extend the life of concrete by as much as 40%.

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The Role of Business in the Biden Administration's Sustainability Agenda

Feb. 17th, 2021: The Biden administration assumes office as the United States—and the world—face challenging headwinds, from growing polarization to the pandemic’s toll. Business leaders are being forced to step up, taking a stand on everything from racism and inequality, to immigration, climate change, and more recently, threats to democracy. Employees are increasingly likely to demand a voice, and there is a perception that capitalism is no longer working for the average American.

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Fashion Forward: Driving Profits through Sustainability at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit Global

On December 1, CSB Director Tensie Whelan moderated the panel "Fashion Forward: Driving Profits through Sustainability" at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit Global. During this session, CSB will unveiled its latest research on sustainable apparel with representatives from project partners HSBC Bank USA, EILEEN FISHER, and REI.

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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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