Category: Energy & Environment Sector

What is Green-Washing?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

In this video, Kristen McCormack addresses the issue of green-washing, consumer skepticism around CSR claims, and how we can differentiate between what a company says and what it does. Timberland President & CEO Jeffrey Swartz explains the need for an agreement on measurement and language of CSR.

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What Steps is the Industry Taking towards Sustainability?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

In this video, Kristen McCormack raises the topic of industry-wide sustainability and sourcing. Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, talks about how the Nike’s effort to switch to a non-carcinogenic water-based adhesive has caused the shoe industry to develop similar practices. 

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What Is Timberland’s Business Model?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

A student from the audience challenges Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, to address the issue on American materialism and the justification for marketing shoes based on sustainability, He explains Timberland’s business model and how it fits in the nature of materialism in society and efforts towards sustainability.

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How Does Timberland Differentiate Itself in the Sustainability Space?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

A student from the audience brings up the issue of "commoditization" of sustainability and how companies can set themselves apart. Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, responds by pointing out product accountability as a key point of distinction and some of the issues surrounding it.

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What Is the Government’s Role in Promoting Sustainability?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, Video

Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses the issue of government’s role in promoting sustainability and good business practices. He talks about the importance of real leadership from government and the need for a collaborative model of problem solving for a three-dimensional solution for sustainable change.

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What is Timberland’s Product Nutrition Label?

May 28th, 2010 in Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

In this video, Jeffrey Swartz, Timberland President & CEO, addresses Timberland’s product "nutrition label," its efforts to increase the percent of energy coming from locally sources renewable energy sites used in manufacturing, and carbon management.

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Introductory Remarks: “Smart Grid as a Business Platform”

May 28th, 2010 in Digital Technology Sector, Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

Introductory Remarks: Smart Grid as a Business Platform.

Introductory remarks from the event Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market, held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

Introductory remarks from the event “Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market,” held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

Moderator:
Louis E. Lataif, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Management

Panelists:
Nalin Kulatilaka, The Wing Tat Lee Family Professor in Management, Boston University School of Management
Kenneth Lutchen, Dean, Boston University College of Engineering
Brian Dumaine, Global Editor, Fortune

What Is the Smart Grid?

May 28th, 2010 in Digital Technology Sector, Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

What Is the Smart Grid?

Video from the event Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market, held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

Video from the event “Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market,” held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

In this clip, the panelists define the “smart grid,” a better alternative to clean energy.

Moderator:
Louis E. Lataif, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Management

Panelists:
Nalin Kulatilaka, The Wing Tat Lee Family Professor in Management, Boston University School of Management
Kenneth Lutchen, Dean, Boston University College of Engineering
Brian Dumaine, Global Editor, Fortune

Smart Energy: A Marriage of Two Industries

May 28th, 2010 in Digital Technology Sector, Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

Smart Energy: A Marriage of Two Industries.

Video from the event Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market, held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

Video from the event “Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market,” held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

In this clip, Professor Nalin Kulatilaka discusses how smart energy creates a marriage between two very different kinds of industries—and the opportunities this marriage affords.

Moderator:
Louis E. Lataif
, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Management

Panelists:
Nalin Kulatilaka, The Wing Tat Lee Family Professor in Management, Boston University School of Management
Kenneth Lutchen, Dean, Boston University College of Engineering
Brian Dumaine, Global Editor, Fortune

The Smart Grid: The Key to Less Usage & Cleaner Technologies

May 28th, 2010 in Digital Technology Sector, Energy & Environment Sector, MediaWatch, Sectors, SMG Hot Topics, Video

The Smart Grid: The Key to Less Usage & Cleaner Technologies.

Video from the event Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market, held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

Video from the event “Smart Grid as a Business Platform: Innovation, Adaptation, and Systems Challenges in the Clean Energy Market,” held at the Time-Life Center in New York and hosted by Boston University School of Management.

In this clip, Brian Dumaine explains how—and why—the smart grid is the glue holding together the two fundamental aspects that the world’s rich nations will depend on to cut their carbon emissions: less energy usage and cleaner technologies.

Moderator: Louis E. Lataif, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Boston University School of Management

Panelists:
Nalin Kulatilaka, The Wing Tat Lee Family Professor in Management, Boston University School of Management
Kenneth Lutchen, Dean, Boston University College of Engineering
Brian Dumaine, Global Editor, Fortune