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March 9, 2020

CB joins sustainability experts to discuss the role of workplace culture in supporting sustainable business models. This article reflects the session material from CB’s GreenBiz workshop.


February 9, 2020

Airbnb has promised to “serve all stakeholders.” Unless we see more companies that are actually changing their business models and doing more on the sustainability front, this will only be paper promises.


February 3-February 23, 2020

CB is hosting a giveaway on Goodreads! Enter to win one of five first edition signed copies of Small Actions Big Difference throughout the month of February!


January 25, 2020

CB’s article in The Conversation was featured on Fast Company. Find out why it’s so important for companies to create a workforce of sustainability generalists.


January 24, 2020

Read CB’s latest piece in The Conversation to learn why sustainability will only succeed if it’s part of a company’s purpose.


January 16, 2020

CSB Director CB Bhattacharya gave a webinar exploring “sustainability ownership” and what it means to create an organization of sustainability generalists.


December 29, 2019

CSB Director CB Bhattacharya joined Bill Flanagan on Our Region’s Business to discuss the concepts in his book Small Actions, Big Difference.


December 14, 2019

In 2015, MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) polled 3,000 managers and investors from all over the world. They found that three-quarters of senior executives at investment houses said a company’s sustainability performance was something they considered…


December 14, 2019

This is an excerpt from “Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Sustainability to Drive Business and Societal Value” by CB Bhattacharya…


December 12, 2019

This week: CB Bhattacharya, professor of sustainability and ethics at the University of Pittsburgh and author of Small Actions, Big Difference, on how companies are working hard to change how they approach sustainability and leverage greater value…


December 3, 2019

Bigger Than Us is a podcast that focuses on ideas that will shape the future of our planet and ultimately, our existence. BTU will occasionally lean into energy topics because after all, it’s the key to our collective survival, but they’ll also explore other areas that they believe will have an effect that is Bigger Than Us…


November 28, 2019

Philip Beere is the host of Corporate Sustainability; the podcast that explores companies and people who inspire innovation, improvement, and sustainable business practices through purpose-driven missions and initiatives…


November 26, 2019

What We’re Reading is a roundup of current news and commentary on the challenges and opportunities of aligning business decisions with the long-term health of society. This month we’re reading about workers and fairness, tech industry stumbles, and much more…


October 22, 2019

Two months ago, the 181 members of the Business Roundtable set a course towards sustainability by signing a pledge that redefined corporate responsibility as an obligation not only to shareholders but to stakeholders across society…


September 26, 2019

At Pitt, investing debates have ranged around issues from transparency and divestment from private prisons to weapons and human rights. Campus forums showed particularly high concern about climate change…


September 25, 2019

The School of Management, Adamas University organized guest lectures series-3 on 9th September, on the topic “Business Through the Sustainability Lens” in association with Business Standard…


September 3, 2019

A corporation’s sense of purpose can have powerful ripple effects. And that sense of purpose is changing. The CEOs who recently embraced a “stakeholder” business model are following a wider movement…

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