Thought Meets Action

Prof. CB Bhattacharya's The Conversation Article

January 24, 2020

The premise of this article is that having a higher purpose can help firms improve their sustainability performance as well as their financial performance. This article was also picked up by Fast Company.

Prof. CB Bhattacharya's MSI Webinar

January 17, 2020

In CB Bhattacharya's webinar, “Small Actions, Big Difference: Why All of Us Must Take Ownership of Sustainability to Save the World,” he explores "sustainability ownership" and what it means to create an organization of sustainability generalists.

Center for Sustainable Business and PPG on TechVibe Radio

January 8, 2020

CSB Associate Director Leslie Marshall and PPG VP Mark Cancilla appeared on TechVibe Radio to discuss the Center and why corporations are joining.

Knowledge@Wharton Small Actions, Big Difference

January 6, 2020

CSB Director CB Bhattacharya sat down for an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, the business journal for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

CB Bhattacharya's Interview on Our Region's Business with Bill Flanagan

December 29, 2019

CSB Director CB Bhattacharya joined Bill Flanagan to discuss the concepts in his book Small Actions, Big Difference.

Pitt Business Professor Wins Aspen Institute ‘Ideas Worth Teaching Award’

December 9. 2019

CSB affiliate Prof. Barry Mitnick wins the Aspen Institute ‘Ideas Worth Teaching Award’ for his course "Market Manipulations: Crises, Bubbles, Robber Barons and Corporate Saints."

Katz Student Wins Grant for Research on Sustainability

December 2, 2019

Mike Gordon, Doctoral Candidate in Business Analytics and Operations, won a Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation Conference Grant to attend the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.

IBM and Climate Change: Early Action, Sustained Results, and Support for a Price on Carbon

December 1, 2019

Vice President of Corporate Environmental Affairs, Wayne Balta, explains why IBM supports the Climate Leadership Council's plan to put a tax on carbon.

Katz ranked #36 by Corporate Knights ‘Better World MBA’

November 8, 2019

Due in part to the CSB's focus on sustainability, Katz rose 33 places in Corporate Knights 2019 'Better World MBA' rankings.

The Center Hosts a Successful Launch Event

November 1, 2019

On October 24, 2019, the CSB hosted our official launch event, bringing in over 100 leading professionals.

Peoples Powering the Future: Pittsburgh International Airport Microgrid

October 18, 2019

Peoples is making Pittsburgh International Airport the first major airport to be completely powered by its own microgrid with the use of its own on-site natural gas wells and solar.

CB Bhattacharya Releases New Book on Corporate Sustainability

October 12, 2019

Professor CB Bhattacharya, H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics, has just released a new book, Small Actions Big Difference, which focuses on leveraging corporate sustainability to drive business and societal value. It is his third book on the subject of corporate sustainability.

Julie Shuff Earns First Sustainability Certificate

December 2, 2018

MBA student Julie Shuff earned the first Sustainability Certificate to be issued at Katz. Professor CB Bhattacharya (right) presented Shuff with the Certificate.

CB Bhattacharya Delivers Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

October 23, 2018

Professor CB Bhattacharya was honored to deliver the Provost’s Inaugural Lecture: “Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Identity, Responsibility, and Sustainability to Drive Triple Bottomline Value.”

Katz Students Win First Place at Sustainability Case Competition

March 23, 2018

A team of Katz students won first place at the 2018 University of Connecticut MBA Sustainability Case Competition.