It is now widely accepted that the private sector, both companies and investors, is essential to accomplishing the 169 targets in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). Of course, there is a tension here. The SDGs are about making the world a better place. That is not the primary reason companies exist, although the state of the world matters … Continued
From October 9th to the 12th fellows of the IAOM will meet in Vermont for this important yearly event.
The citizens of Cape Town, South Africa are breathing a sigh of relief. “Day Zero,” when water taps for citizens and businesses shut off, had been projected to arrive in April. Restrictions on personal and agricultural water use have bought the city a reprieve. Yet a delay is not a solution.
Do you agree that 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets are too many, too ambiguous and way unrealistic? Probably yes maybe not. You might be in the camp of sustainability experts like Bjorn Lomborg and his colleagues at Copenhagen Consensus Center who suggest that focusing development on a simple list of 19 targets would outperform anticipated results … Continued
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Robert G. Eccles first joined the faculty in 1979 and received tenure in 1989. He left in 1993 to work in the private sector and rejoined the faculty in 2007.
Professor Pedro Videla is Professor in the Department of Economics. He holds a Ph.D. and an MA in Economics, both from the University of Chicago, and a Magister and Commercial Engineering degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile.
Rabi S. Bhagat (PhD, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and International Management at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics of the University of Memphis.