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July 11, 2019
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
A nascent field just a decade ago, sustainable investing has now become a USD30.7trn market. More than the stellar growth, what is unique about the space is how it enables actors from the entire supply chain of capital to focus on one goal: delivering a financial system able to respond to the sustainability needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
June 19, 2019
HBR Sustainability Marketed Consumer Goods
For years, brand managers have groused that while consumers say they intend to buy sustainable products, in store they don’t actually purchase them. This conventional wisdom has been used by many brands as justification for not making their products more sustainable.

June 14, 2019
Business schools are doing more to teach sustainable investing.
Stern ranked high among the postgraduate business schools with the most classes in sustainable finance and investing, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of 2018 postgraduate programs.

June 11, 2019
Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York on June 3, 2019. Brendan McDermid—Reuters
Over the past three years, JUST Capital has been building the case that companies generate higher returns when they invest in their workers, protect the environment, treat their customers well, and engage with local communities.

June 10, 2019
NYT: Short-Term Programs for Long-Term Success
The two-day Executive Education course 'Sustainability Training for Business Leaders' led by CSB Director Tensie Whelan was highlighted in The New York Times as a way for entrepreneurs to
May 27, 2019
A reality check on the financial sector's gender wage gap
Gender pay inequality has become a hot issue for corporate leaders. A few of the lead advocates for change have been investors, who cite studies that show significant financial benefits associated with gender pay equity.

May 21, 2019
Tensie Whelan
"The biggest impact will come from improving the system—not trying to clean up after it."

- In an op-ed via Worth, CSB Director and Professor Tensie Whelan shares her thoughts on how to best address wealth inequality in the US.

May 14, 2019
Business of Fashion Article
"A host of projects also already exist that show there’s a path to manage the industry’s growth sustainably and still deliver profits." Kent mentions new contenders like shoe brands Veja and Allbirds that demonstrate this.
May 9, 2019
Tensie Whelan
In this new podcast by the Innovation Forum, CSB Director Tensie Whelan and Innovation Forum Founder Toby Webb debate what companies should do to embed sustainability in corporate culture, and the real business-benefits that result. 
May 9, 2019
Tensie Whelan
Domtar's new Outside Voice series highlights the perspectives of stakeholders and leaders on important sustainability topics.
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