Saving the World at Business School
A conversation with Andy Hoffman

The notions of ‘environmental sustainability’ and ‘big business’ sometimes seem as incompatible as oil and water. Andrew Hoffman, however, is certain that this synthesis is possible, but to move forwards successfully we have to rethink some of our most basic societal assumptions.

About Andy Hoffman:
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Andrew J. Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Some Additional Resources:
Flourishing: A Frank Conversation about Sustainability

By John R. Ehrenfeld and Andrew J. Hoffman

The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

By Pratima Bansal and Andrew J. Hoffman

Competitive Environmental Strategy: A Guide To The Changing Business Landscape

By Andrew J. Hoffman

From Heresy to Dogma: An Institutional History of Corporate Environmentalism

By Andrew J. Hoffman

Builder's Apprentice

By Andrew J. Hoffman

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Video Chapters

Introduction (00:00)

Chapter 1: Love Canal, Building Houses, and MIT (1:36)

Chapter 2: The Evolution of Environmentalism (5:43)

Chapter 3: Environment as Culture War and Engaged Academics (11:41)

Chapter 4: American Exceptionalism (22:51)

Chapter 5: Changing Hearts and Minds, Responsibly (31:12)

Chapter 6: Flourishing (38:50)

Chapter 7: Global Impact, Hope, Optimism, and Competition (52:36)

Chapter 8: Building Houses and Lives (1:02:52)

Credits (1:05:19)