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The Business and Environment Initiative has helped develop a series of course modules on energy and the environment.

Every year the Harvard Business School Energy Symposium attracts industry professionals from the US energy sector, collectively representing a crucial and incredibly diverse sector. With this in mind, I made my way, bagel in hand, to the day’s...
There is hope in global action to fight climate change , in the slow adoption of wind and solar power, in moves by the U.S. government to cut emissions from vehicles and power plants, in the lead taken by some businesses to clean up operations and...
Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system — a network fine-tuned over millions of years and laser-focused on survival — help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Ann-Christine Duhaime thinks it’s entirely...
When she was young, Julie Guthman’s father enforced “intense food restrictions.” Even treats had to be good for you — whole-wheat cookies, carob chips, honey that tasted “horrible.” What that meant in practice was...
Healthy buildings and clean air keep people healthy. That simple premise is driving a series of studies being conducted by Harvard researchers, some of which have gathered insights from University dorms and office buildings. It is part of a...