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Frontiers: Does competition promote planet-saving innovation?

December 2, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Alfred Marcus, Professor, Edson Spencer Endowed Chair in Strategy and Technological Leadership, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management, and Author, Innovations in Sustainability: Food and Fuel

Can competition between companies encourage innovations in sustainability that have the potential to solve some of the world’s grand challenges? Using a series of case studies from his recent book, Innovations in Sustainability, Marcus will examine the progress, obstacles, competition and evolution of sustainable innovations in such companies as Tesla, General Motors, Toyota, General Mills, Kellogg, Whole Foods and Walmart, reflecting on lessons learned and shedding light on the challenges that lie ahead.

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Details

Date:
December 2, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Kimberly Long
Phone
612-626-9553
Email
longx296@umn.edu

Venue

R380 – Learning and Environmental Sciences
1954 Buford Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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