Tag Archives: green jobs

MIT Sloan Management Review: Sustainability contributing to company profits

Through a global survey conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review and The Boston Consulting Group, we sought to determine where exactly sustainability sits on the management agendas of the more than 2,800 companies.  It turns out that it’s prominent: more than two-thirds of companies have placed sustainability permanently on their management agenda. Our study also […]

Thomas Malone: Collective intelligence to address climate change — finalists chosen in world-wide contest

It’s been over a year since we launched the Climate CoLab and held our first world-wide contest. Our goal was to create a site to harness the ideas and knowledge of thousands of people to find real solutions to climate change. Inspired by systems like Wikipedia and Linux, we wanted to collect the best collective […]

Dean David Schmittlein–Government, Business and Academia for Jobs

From CNBC Squawk Box 8/31/11 The government should be smart and strategic about the type of spending it will do, says David Schmittlein, MIT Sloan School of Management dean, who says if the government spends on innovative enterprise in America, it can put those dollars to better use.

MIT Energy Conference keeps them coming back

When I returned home to New York from this year’s MIT Energy Conference (MITEC), I was inspired, and, yes, energized.  Colleagues and friends kept asking me all week what’s so great about “yet another” energy conference.  Excellent question. One thing that makes this conference so special is that it is completely run by MIT students, […]