Faculty & Leadership Blog / Tag: Sustainability

5 Digital Super Powers: An Approach to Sustainability with Digital Technologies

Post by Ruben Mancha and Sinan Erzurumlu Digital technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), blockchain, mobile computing, and augmented reality are bringing unprecedented connectivity to the company, its customers, partners, and even competitors. These fast-evolving and increasingly complementary technologies are poised to work together with high efficiency in the…

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Will the Real Sustainability Leader Please Stand Up?

S. Sinan Erzurumlu, Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management A new generation of entrepreneurs, leaders, and thinkers can shift the management paradigm from traditional business to sustainable business. When I speak with various managers and entrepreneurs (in mining, high tech, clean tech, energy, manufacturing, services), they proudly (and rightfully) mention their sustainability efforts. While…

Social Entrepreneurship Through Eco-Enterprises In Turkey

Anthropologist and Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Lisa DiCarlo discusses her off-shore undergraduate course, “Social Responsibility Through Eco-Enterprises in Turkey.” Her research areas include transnational migration, consumption and sustainability, entrepreneurship and creative economy, and the intersection of ethnographic research and social entrepreneurship.  

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Redesigning Capitalism

I recently attended the 4th Annual I.E. Social Responsibility Forum in Madrid.  This impressive gathering was organized by the Net Impact chapter of the IE Business School and their theme was “Redesigning Capitalism: The Business Case for Sustainability.” I attend a lot of these types of events and when I was invited to speak on…