Erb Institute Sustainability Experts in the News

Erb Institute Sustainability Experts in the News

The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise is renowned for its contributions to business sustainability through research, teaching and engagement. Erb faculty are respected and sought after by business and the media for their expertise on matters relating to markets and their connection to, and ability to drive, sustainable innovation.

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Council of Michigan Foundations Honors John Erb with 2019 Russell G. Mawby Award for Philanthropy
GRAND HAVEN, Mich., October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – John Erb has been named the 2019 recipient of the Russell G. Mawby Award for Philanthropy by the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) and the Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA). Erb is Chairman of the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation. He was honored at CMF’s 47th Annual Conference on October 7, 2019. The award was...
Oct 23, 2019 3:35 PM ET
Andy Hoffman: Honored for His Work on Book “Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate”
Andy Hoffman is a 2019 recipient of the RRBM award for his work on “Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate“. The book seeks to understand why people are rejecting the science on climate change and what the science says about how to overcome that schism. The IACMR-RRBM award recognizes excellent scholarship that...
Apr 24, 2019 2:45 PM ET
What Does Society Look Like in the Future of the Anthropocene? A Q&A With Andy Hoffman
We have entered a new geologic epoch, called the Anthropocene, that recognizes people’s effect on the Earth’s ecosystems—harming them in ways that are likely irreversible. So what will Anthropocene society look like in the future? Erb faculty member Andrew Hoffman and P. Devereaux Jennings, of the University of Alberta, recently published “...
Apr 17, 2019 12:00 PM ET
Ross Professor: There's Something Terribly Wrong With How We Make Decisions About Climate Change
For over two decades, Joe Árvai has studied how we actually make choices — compared to how we think we make them. It will come as no surprise to even the most casual observers that the gulf between them can be large. In a recent study, Árvai and ...
Mar 22, 2019 12:00 PM ET
Michigan Ross Professor Testifies Before Congress on Climate Change, Says U.S. Infrastructure Is 'In Bad Shape'
Tom Lyon, professor of business economics and public policy and of environment and sustainability, spoke before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure this week about ways he believes infrastructure improvement, as well as the free market, can help lessen the impacts...
Mar 1, 2019 9:35 AM ET

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