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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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NYU Stern MBA Competition: Urban Agriculture's Role in Addressing Food Insecurity in NYC

April 19, 2021: Join us for live student presentations as part of the Spring 2021 Sustainable Business MBA Competition. The Sustainable Business MBA Competition is organized with support from Eddie Stern. Open to Stern MBA candidates in collaboration with other NYU graduate students, the Competition harnesses the innovative thinking of mission-driven students to leverage the power of market-based solutions to build a better world.

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The State of Circular Economy in Consumer Packaging

May 4, 2021: Join us for a conversation on establishing a sustainable future for production and consumption through circular business models.

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Humanistic Capitalism with Luxury Designer Brunello Cucinelli

May 6, 2021: The NYU Stern community is invited to join us for a conversation with Brunello Cucinelli, an Italian luxury creative director and the chief executive of his eponymous made in Italy brand, Brunello Cucinelli.

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Past Event Spotlight

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2021 Practice Forum: Working Together to Build the Financial Case for Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI™)

The Fourth Annual Practice Forum on March 3rd and 4th, 2021 is sponsored by Glenmede, Investindustrial, and Qintess, and Media Sponsor Harvard Business Review (HBR). The Practice Forum is one of the only convenings on the topic that brings together the corporate sustainability and investor community to discuss how companies can better track and monetize their sustainability performance and allow the financial community to make better investment decisions.

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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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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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