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Rebecca Henderson on the Next Big Transition

Professor Rebecca Henderson of the Harvard Business School on environmental issues, businesses, and "The Next Great Transition."

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...
©Susan Young for Harvard Business School

Authored by Student Sustainability Associates Caroline Quazzo, MBA '17 and Stefan Corbun, MBA '17

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...
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...

For the first time ever, all first-year students at Harvard Business School were challenged to consider some big questions around climate change.