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The Business of Global Water Management in an Era of Climate Change

By Allison Elias, Research Associate, Institute for Business in Society (IBiS) and Erika Herz, Associate Director of Sustainability ProgramsOn Friday, March 21st, organizations from across the University Grounds came together in the Rotunda’s elegant Dome Room to host the U.Va. World Water Day Symposium, in honor of…

By Allison Elias-
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IBiS Shares Knowledge of Stakeholder Theory, Sustainability Practices in Copenhagen

The Scandinavian region has a strong history of sustainability.  As a whole, its businesses have a shared vision of balancing environmental, societal, and economic performances, as well as ensuring that operations positively impact surrounding communities.  Scandinavian companies are disproportionately well-represented in the major sustainability performance indicators including the Dow…

By Allison Elias-
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MeadWestvaco CEO John Luke Joins IBiS Advisory Committee

IBiS is pleased to announce that MeadWestvaco (MWV), a global leader in packaging solutions, has joined as a founding corporate partner.  MWV, which is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, brings a history of visionary and effective leadership to the IBiS Advisory Committee.  As an enterprise deeply committed to the environment, MWV…

By Allison Elias-
Cases & Courses, Guest Posts

Guest Blog: Wells Fargo Solar Energy Cases

Newly published cases on Wells Fargo’s decision about potential adoption of solar energy for its Los Angeles branches are now available at Darden Business Publishing. Authors and guest bloggers Anton Ovchinnikov and Sheri Lucas provide insight into their thinking behind developing this case.Anton: In my mind this case…

By Lisa Stewart-
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Sustainability at Darden

The Initiative for Business in Society aims to be a leading global catalyst of thought, information and action at the interface of business and society, and to promote the development of leaders to positively impact society through their roles in business. Sustainability is one area in which business and society…

By Lisa Stewart-