Corporate Sustainability Trends

By Ellie Peters

DURHAM, N.C. --Jay Golden recently spoke to a group of Nicholas School alumni about the future of corporate sustainability.

Media Clip: Durham Man Pedals for the Planet

Jay Golden, director of the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce, was recently quoted in The Durham News

Expert Available to Comment on Release of Higg Index

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition, for which the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce is a member, released a protype of the Higg Index Thursday.

Journal Article: Creating the Future we Want

Durham, N.C. -- Jay Golden, director of the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce is among the authors of an article published in the latest edition of the journal Sustainability: Science, Practice and Policy.

Sense and Sustainability

Jay Golden, director of the Center for Sustainability & Commerce at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, is quoted in this article by Wearables magazine on sustainability efforts by the apparel industry.

Dialogue with the Director

Center Fellows Go To Vietnam to Research Apparel Sector

I am pleased to have two guest bloggers post today.  Duke graduate students Britsy Neale and Tatyana Brown who are Fellows of the Center were funded to travel to Vietnam to research the global apparel sector and represent the Center at the global meeting of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. 

Innovations

Water & Manufacturing

Many times organizations focus on new and emerging technologies as solutions to reduce both water and energy consumption in their own and their supplier manufacturing facilities.  At the Duke Center for Sustainability & Commerce our researchers and students also continually explore ways to create technological innovations.

Green Facts for Consumers

How much do we waste daily?

The average person generates 4.3 pounds of waste per day. This is 1.6 pounds more than most produced back in 1960. Where does it all go?