Readings

Assigned readings are to be read before each session in preparation for the guest presentation and class discussion.

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1 Course overview and sports/recreation

Mike Richter.” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

Condor, Bob. “ Mike Richter Goes Green with NHL Panel at Fenway.” National Hockey League.

Dolf, Matt, and Leigh Pezzicara. “ Sport Organisations Tackle Sustainability.” Sustainable Sport & Event Toolkit Centre.

2 Entrepreneurship and sustainability

Stonyfield Farm CEO Discusses Sustainable Business.” Environmental Leader.

Healthy Planet.” Stonyfield Organic.

Stonyfield Farm.” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

Beaupre, Andy. “ Social Cause and Sustainability Lessons from Stonyfield Farms’ Hirshberg.” Checkmate: the beaupre blog.

3 Recap and looking forward  
4 Nonprofit organization to facilitate business teams

Our Work with Private Equity.” Environmental Defense Fund: Corporate Partnerships.

Envirodefensefund. “Innovation in Action — Corporate Partnerships at EDF: A case study of the hybrid truck market.” April 28, 2009. YouTube. Accessed October 14, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXcVBDvc1C4&feature=player_embedded

Victoria Mills.” Environmental Defense Fund: About Us.

Four Cs of Climate Action.” Environmental Defense Fund: Innovation Exchange.

5 Teams of businesses

Staff, GreenBiz. “ EPA, US BCSD Team for Projects Around the World.” GreenBiz.com.

“U.S. Business Council and Ohio State Will Team on Ecosystem Services Valuation.” U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development.

U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development Home Page.

6 Intersection of business, government, and nonprofit for policy

“A Toolkit for Foundations and Individual Investors: Harnessing Your Investments to Help Solve the Climate Crisis.” Ceres. ( PDF - 4.1MB)

Download and read the PDF: “ The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability.” Ceres.

7 Change the world and have fun - conclusion No assigned readings

Additional Reading Materials

“U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Intensities Over Time: A Detailed Accounting of Industries, Government, and Households.” U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration. ( PDF)

“Measuring the Green Economy.” U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration. ( PDF - 3.4MB)

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