October 24, 2020
October 5, 2020
"The wind has changed … fossil fuels do not have a future. Even banks, which are perennially slow to adapt to these things, they have woken up and have realized that it’s now or never,” said Prof. Bhattacharya in his recent comments for S&P Global Market Intelligence.
September 23, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya comments on the role of sustainability in times of COVID-19: "It has been very clearly articulated that sustainable companies outperform those who are not. Those companies that do better in ESG (environmental, social, government) were more resilient during the pandemic."
IBM “Digital Technology for the Environment” Round Table
September 22, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya participated in IBM’s “Digital Technology for the Environment” Round Table discussion where he presented on whether digital technologies and data can be applied for new solutions to environmental problems.
September 1, 2020
“A business exists to serve the interests of multiple stakeholders and only by doing that well can it make money for shareholders,” Prof. CB Bhattacharya comments on how to reshape the future.
Prof. CB Bhattacharya's Article "Jump-start the pursuit for sustainable change with personal ownership"
August 2, 2020
"Most of us are yearning to do something about the dire situation facing us. Issues such as global warming, inequality, and poverty – and many, many more, as outlined in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – are now becoming visible and in consequence have gained urgency. Taking ownership of sustainability issues like these and acting in their name forms the new leadership mandate for you and your executive team," writes Prof. Bhattacharya in this article for CSR Magazin.
July 17, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya joins World Radio Switzerland host Katt Cullen to discuss COVID-19 as an opportunity to “reset“ and work towards a more sustainable future.
June 9, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya’s comments to POLITICO on “Sustainability amid Social Unrest.”
May 22, 2020
Listen to CSB Director CB Bhattacharya discuss sustainability ownership with Jasmin Horn on "Sustainable Business Champions."
Prof. CB Bhattacharya's World Economic Forum Article "How the great COVID-19 reset can help firms build a sustainable future"
May 15, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya's latest article in the World Economic Forum.
May 12, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya urges corporate leaders, challenged with the existential crisis of our times, to avoid inertia and take ownership of sustainability.
Prof. CB Bhattacharya Presents to Enel Leadership
April 9, 2020
The Center for Sustainable Business continues to provide value to our sponsors through virtual meetings. On April 9th, Prof. CB Bhattacharya gave his presentation "Moving Towards a Culture for Sustainability" to Enel North America Business Line leadership.
April 9, 2020
This year, three Pitt Business staff members—Chris Driscoll, director of information technology services; Greg Guzewicz, facilities manager; and Karri Rogers, assistant dean of operations—were honored with a 2020 Pitt Sustainability Award.
April 8, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya spoke at The Fletcher School at Tufts University to propose several sustainability strategies that companies can implement using profit in service of people and planet.
April 6, 2020
In February and March 2020, the University of Pittsburgh adopted both environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria to incorporate into investment considerations and a socially responsible investing (SRI) screening process.
Green Office Designation is a benchmarking program, and offices that opt in receive guidance from the Office of Sustainability on how to improve their score. Learn more about Pitt Green Offices and register your own office!
The Katz Graduate School of Business MBA program ranked 11th in the world and 3rd in the US in this corporate social responsibility metric.
Prof. CB Bhattacharya's GreenBiz Article "Sustaining sustainability: Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic"
April 1, 2020
Read Prof. CB Bhattacharya's latest article where he begins to uncover the deeper lessons from the coronavirus pandemic that will help companies be more sustainable going forward.
Aspen Institute Igniting Impact: Enhancing Business Practice and Research Through Greater Collaboration
March 5-6, 2020
CSB Associate Director Leslie Marshall participated in a meeting co-sponsored by the Aspen Institute Business & Society and Responsible Research in Business Management focused on translating the UN Sustainable Development Goals into practical solutions to address global challenges.
February 28, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh has committed to becoming carbon neutral on its Pittsburgh campus by 2037, its 250th anniversary.
February 27, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya was the featured speaker at a University of Pittsburgh Honors College Community Café. He discussed Small Actions, Big Difference with students casually over coffee.
February 18, 2020
February 9, 2020
Prof. CB Bhattacharya comments on Airbnb's promise to "serve all stakeholders."
February 6, 2020
CB was delighted to speak at the GreenBiz20 workshop “Moving Towards a Culture for Sustainability” where he discussed what it means to embed sustainability into a company’s purpose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
December 29, 2019
CSB Director CB Bhattacharya joined Bill Flanagan to discuss the concepts in his book Small Actions, Big Difference.
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."
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.
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.
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.
November 1, 2019
On October 24, 2019, the CSB hosted our official launch event, bringing in over 100 leading professionals.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
March 23, 2018
A team of Katz students won first place at the 2018 University of Connecticut MBA Sustainability Case Competition.