October 30, 2020
When does the political become personal? Read Prof. Bhattacharya’s take on whether CEOs should publicly endorse candidates. This is in the context of the open letter signed by over 700 business school professors asking everyone to vote with conscience.
October 5, 2020
“The wind has changed … fossil fuels do not have a future. Even banks, which are perennially slow to adapt to these things, they have woken up and have realized that it’s now or never,” said Prof. Bhattacharya.
September 23, 2020
“The pandemic is a warning sign,” Prof. Bhattacharya said. “This is a trial run. It’s like Bob Dylan says, ‘It’s not dark yet, but it’s getting there.’ I think for our collective good, we’re going to build back better.”
September 1, 2020
“A business exists to serve the interests of multiple stakeholders and only by doing that well can it make money for shareholders,” Prof. CB Bhattacharya comments on how to reshape the future.
July 17, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya joins World Radio Switzerland host Katt Cullen to discuss COVID-19 as an opportunity to “reset“ and work towards a more sustainable future.
July 6, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya’s interview with Zeb Consulting: “If you stop focusing on the risks and look at the opportunities, there is huge scope for expert advice and client services from banks.”
June 9, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya’s comments to POLITICO on “Sustainability amid Social Unrest.”
May 22, 2020
Tune into Jasmin Horn’s podcast “Sustainable Business Champions” for an interview with Prof. CB Bhattacharya where they discuss sustainability ownership as it relates to purpose, culture, and value creation.
May 15, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya explains how the great COVID-19 reset can help firms build a sustainable future.
May 12, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya urges corporate leaders, challenged with the existential crisis of our times, to avoid inertia and take ownership of sustainability.
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The University of Pittsburgh Center for Sustainable Business has launched a new podcast series called “Sustaining Sustainability” hosted by author of Small Actions, Big Difference, Professor CB Bhattacharya. This new podcast series explores sustainability lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. Through short (10-minute), weekly interviews with industry managers, academic experts, government officials, and civil society leaders, they explore various societal challenges magnified by the COVID-19 crisis. Each episode focuses on a specific topic and builds toward a call to action
April 1, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya’s latest article where he begins to uncover the deeper lessons from the coronavirus pandemic that will help companies be more sustainable going forward.
March 9, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya 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
Prof. CB Bhattacharya 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
Prof. CB Bhattacharya’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 Prof. CB Bhattacharya’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…