In spite of widespread buzz about corporate sustainability, research shows that, for many companies, sustainability is still mostly a public relations exercise.
February 21-20, 2020 UVA Darden School of Business 100 Darden Boulevard Charlottesville, VA 22901
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the seventh annual UNC Clean Tech Summit on Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Friday, February 21, 2020 at UNC’s Friday Center.
She co-founded Firsthand Foods, a food hub that sells meats from North Carolina farms, with Jennifer Curtis (MS ’98) in 2010. It has grown to a $2 million wholesale business that supplies chefs, grocery stores and institutions around the Triangle.
Jeff Mittelstadt is a career sustainability professional dedicated to using the triple bottom line and breakthrough capitalism concepts to help drive profitable business opportunities that provide positive social impact and improve our environment.

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ClimateCap: The Global MBA Summit on Climate, Capital & Business

Friday February 21, 2020

February 21-22, 2020

UVA Darden School of Business 100 Darden Boulevard Charlottesville, VA 22901



Latest Research

The Distribution of Non-Wage Benefits: Maternity Benefits and Gender Diversity

July 26, 2019

Why do firms offer non-wage compensation instead of the equivalent amount in financial compensation? We argue that firms use non-wage benefits, specifically maternity leave, to efficiently target workers with desirable characteristics. More

Firm Size’s Impact on Organizational Learning: A Case Study of Waste and Production Efficiency in Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas Industry

May 21, 2019

An understanding of organizational learning provides insights into how companies evolve and remain competitive in an ever-changing environment. Companies in the Oil Field Services & Equipment (OFSE) sector have to operate under constantly squeezing profit margins while handling environmental concerns from local communities where they operate. More