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Rethinking Capitalism through Business Education

Given the challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis, companies are making decisions around frameworks for stakeholder management and creating shared value. In a new article for Worth, CSB Director, Tensie Whelan, and Senior Associate Director, Sophie Rifkin, explain how business schools such as

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Compound Growth Could Kill Us – or Make Us Stronger

NYU Professor Gernot Wagner on COVID-19 and Climate Change

NYU Professor of climate economics Gernot Wagner published an opinion piece in Project Syndicate on bringing the lessons learned from COVID-19 on compound growth and managing risk to the conversation on climate change.

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CSB’s ROSI Featured in Ecovadis Sustainable Supply Chain Report

Supply chains are increasingly becoming the mechanism by which companies can integrate sustainable practices into their business models. There is market-shifting momentum as companies are held accountable beyond their earnings and growth.

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Forbes Features CSB Sustainable Market Share Index Study for Sustainable Retail Trend

A new Forbes article discusses how cost structures have deterred retailers from adopting sustainable business practices until now. Within the last 15 years, millennials have sought out sustainable brands and products, even offering to pay more for them.

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NYC Mayor de Blasio Commits Support to Invest NYC SDG

On January 24th at City Hall, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Dan Zarrilli, Chief Climate Policy Advisor and OneNYC Director, committed city support for our Invest NYC SDG Initiative in a meeting with CSB Director Tensie Whelan and the Initiative Director Marianna Koval.

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CSB Research on Consumer Packaged Goods Highlighted in Fora

Fora explains in a new article that environmental, social, and governance factors are dominating public policy and discourse among a wide range of stakeholders—regulators, consumers, investment and asset managers, business executives, and even data collectors and providers.

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World Economic Forum Cites CSB Sustainable Market Share Index as Evidence of Growing Sustainable Consumption

The 2020 World Economic Forum has focused on digital payments as a mechanism to encourage sustainable consumption, improve accessibility in cities, and promote gender equality. 

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Tensie Whelan on How Boards and Investors Can Use Sustainability to Define Corporate Purpose

In an interview on “Inside America’s Boardrooms”, CSB Director Tensie Whelan discusses how boards should define sustainability, the board’s strategic and oversight responsibilities, and how sustainabilit

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CSB Cited in USA Today’s Coverage of Vogue Italia’s Sustainable New Edition

USA Today announced that Vogue Italia removed all photography from its newest 2020 issue in favor of illustrations.