News & Media

Mar. 3, 2014: EDGE Executive Director interviewed on WUNC's "The State of Things"

Sept. 13, 2013: Fuqua announces new Energy Finance concentration and sustainability courses for 2013-14 academic year. 

Sept. 10, 2013: Article "5 Traits Essential for Sustainability Leadership" published by EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MEM/MBA alumnus Koji Kitazume.

Jun. 24, 2013: Duke announced a $5.5 million gift from the Eads family for energy faculty and extracurricular programs on campus.

Apr. 30, 2013: Fuqua professor Rick Larrick's research was cited in the Wall Street Journal article "Do Green Products Turn Off Conservative Consumers?"

Mar. 13, 2013: Professor Dan Vermeer comments on coal in the Energy Collective article "Coal Use Rising Internationally, Environmentalists Must Shape Its Course".

Jan. 29, 2013: Wall Street Journal article "Why Your Car's Mileage May Not Always Measure Up" quotes research by Fuqua professor Rick Larrick.

Nov. 28, 2012: Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers delivered the keynote address at the Duke University Energy Conference.

Feb. 15, 2012: Coverage on the annual Duke Sustainable Business and Social Impact Conference, Discussing the Status Quo, of which EDGE is a sponsor: Brief video news coverage  and a highlight of the panel discussion, “CEOs of Change.”

Feb. 10, 2012: Fuqua Professor of International Business Campbell R. Harvey discusses how achieving energy independence in the U.S. will affect the future price of oil in this brief video interview.

Feb. 3, 2012: Duke team places third at Annual Renewable Energy Case CompetitionRead more on EDGE Notes.

Dec. 21, 2011: Dean Bill Boulding discusses business schools' need to prepare leaders to confront global issues of energy security and environmental sustainability: B-School Deans: Big Hopes for 2012 and Beyond.

Oct. 19, 2011: Duke MBA student Mike McCarthy's work with AT&T to help bring down energy costs is the focus of the PR Newswire article, "AT&T Sees Opportunities to Cool Its Energy Costs With Help From Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps Program." His work is also featured in the EnvironmentGuru.com article, "Cooling from the Outside In: AT&T And EDF Climate Corps Uncover Energy Savings Of Up To 50 Percent."

July 28, 2011: Fuqua alumni Jeff Steward and Andy Kennedy discuss building technologies to increase traceability and sustainability in the food supply chain: Connecting Disciplines: Supply Chain Visibility Increases Food Safety.

July 2011: The work of Fuqua professors Rick Larrick and Jack Soll was featured on Grist.org in "Why Gallons Per Mile Makes More Sense than Miles Per Gallon".

Jun. 15, 2011: John Graham, director of the Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey spoke about CFO perspectives on oil prices in the USA Today article "U.S. companies take green steps to offset oil prices" and in the Duke press release "Rising Fuel Costs Spur Companies to Embrace Green Solutions."

May 17, 2011: Duke MEM/MBA student Jen Snook was cited in the EDF press release "Top MBA Students Catalyze Energy Efficiency Investments in Corporate America."

Apr. 20, 2011: Articles "The Real Impact of Energy Efficiency on the Bottom Line" and "Finally, Energy Efficiency's Day in the Sun" recap EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer's keynote address at ABB Automation & Power World 2011 event.

Apr. 18, 2011: Fuqua professor Robert Clemen was interviewed by WebTalkRadio.net about "Teaching Green Business Practices".

Apr. 14, 2011: EDGE faculty director Rick Larrick was mentioned in the Green Car Reports article, "Miles-Per-Gallon Is Just Stupid. No, Really, It Is."

Jan. 27, 2011: EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer was interviewed at the World Future Energy Summit in Dubai on “Emirates 24-7" on Dubai One TV.

Jan. 19, 2011: EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer was interviewed on DubaiEye radio about the World Future Energy Summit and sustainable cities.

Jan. 13, 2011: The Duke Conference on Sustainable Business and Social Impact was mentioned on the Intuit Small Business Blog.

Jan. 8, 2011: EDGE faculty director Rick Larrick was mentioned in the Wall Street Journal article, "Making Sense of Market Forecasts."

Nov. 11, 2010: EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer spoke on “Business Education and the Global Energy Sector: Aligning Strategy to the Evolving Marketplace” at the 2010 Partnership in International Management (PIM) Conference.

Nov. 8, 2010: EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer joined the advisory council of Ingersoll Rand's Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (CEES)

Sept. 14, 2010: WUNC interview with EDGE executive Dan Vermeer about the launch of EDGE

Sept. 12, 2010: Press release: Duke announces new center to help businesses transition to sustainable global economy

May 15, 2010: Duke MEM/MBA student Will Fadrhonc named winner of the Time & Fortune’s "Energy for Tomorrow" competition.

Apr. 23, 2010: Duke MBA team awarded second place in the 2010 Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge for startup company Entogenetics, which uses a new method of creating spider silk using silkworms in a sustainable process

April 23, 2010: EDGE managing director Katie Kross was quoted in the Acre 2010 Corporate Responsibility Salary Survey

Apr. 13, 2010:Fuqua Professor Bob Clemen was recognized as an Honorable Mention for the 2009 D. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula for his MBA course ENRGYENV 380, "Modeling and Analysis for Environmental Sustainability."

2010: Executive director Dan Vermeer was featured in Patagonia's "The Footprint Chronicles" (Digging Deeper, Episode 2: What Comes Next?)

Nov. 24, 2009: "Career Opportunities for Green MBAs: Talking to Duke University Sustainability Guru." By Heidi Pickman. MBA Podcaster Blog.

Oct. 14, 2009: "EDF's Climate Corps Identifies $54 Million in Savings at Leading Corporations." PRnewswire.

Oct. 13, 2009: "The greenest MBA: Social Enterprise." By Betsy Massar. MBA Channel Blog.

July 15, 2009: "WM Move to Grade Suppliers on Sustainability Affects Other Retailers." Environmental Leader.

July 14, 2009: "Inside Wal-Mart's Sustainability Index." By Marc Gunther. GreenBiz.com.

July 14, 2009: "Wal-Mart Sustainability Index Ups the Ante for Suppliers." By Elizabeth Liedel. Green Plus Blog.

July 13, 2009: "Wal-Mart To Become Green Umpire." By Marc Gunther. The Big Money.

Nov. 13, 2008: "Interview: Dan Vermeer of Duke University." FIND MBA Blog.

Nov. 8, 2008: "Will The Financial Crisis Kill the Good Corporate Citizen?" FIND MBA Blog.

Feb. 10, 2008: "The new sustainability: More companies aim to be socially responsible as they profit." The News & Observer.

Dec. 25, 2007:  "A Threat So Big, Academics Try Collaboration."  New York Times.