Monthly Archives: January 2011

EDGE and future energy issues on Dubai World Media

During his trip to the Middle East, EDGE executive Dan Vermeer spoke at the World Future Energy Summit and was interviewed for “Emirates 24-7″ on Dubai One TV.  The entire program (46 minutes) is online at: http://www.dubaimedia.ae/Media/view/94266.  There is a long … Continue reading

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Cities and the Global Energy Challenge

Dan Vermeer’s opening remarks for the panel “Sustainable Cities:  Planning and Infrastructure for Sustainable Communities” at the World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 18, 2011. As millions of people pour into urban areas every day, cities increasingly demonstrate … Continue reading

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Reflections on recycling challenges and the Net Impact 2010 Conference

This article was written by second-year Duke Master of Environmental Management student Emily Spear.  Emily is an EDGE Corporate Sustainability Fellow. The cold and dreary weather of Michigan was hardly noticed during the 2010 Net Impact Conference at the University … Continue reading

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Are sustainable business jobs on the rise?

From my vantage point, it seems the answer is yes.  As a career counselor to MBA students, I’m always on the lookout for job and internship openings that I can pass on to our students.  Sustainability job openings cross my … Continue reading

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Students weigh oil industry complexities on trip to Houston

This article was written by second-year MBA student Brinda Ramaiya.  Brinda is co-president of the Duke Net Impact Club and an EDGE Corporate Sustainability Fellow. “I am not the bad guy,” said Randy Little, owner of HM Oil, an independent … Continue reading

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