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Deflategate and the National Football League

Authors: Iansiti, Marco; Snively, Christine
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2015

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On January 18, 2015, the New England Patriots faced the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game. In the second quarter, a Colts player intercepted a pass from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Colts equipment personnel alerted NFL officials that the ball's air pressure was below the required 12.5 PSI (pounds per square inch). The NFL launched an investigation into what became known in the media as "Deflategate," and commissioned attorney Ted Wells to investigate whether or not the balls had been intentionally deflated. The purpose of the case is to teach a basic introduction to analytics and statistical analysis using a topical example.

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Recycling Food Waste to Energy - First Mover Pitfalls: IUT Global Pte Ltd

Authors: Wee, Beng Geok; Subramanian, Priya; Murugavel, Thiruneeran; Tan, Stephanie
Product Type: Cases
Source: ABCC at Nanyang Tech University
Publication Year: 2015

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This case discusses the trajectory taken by a Singapore-based entrepreneur who embarked on a multimillion business venture to turn food waste into energy. The case explores the following topics: First mover pitfalls in a sustainable energy venture; Analysis of new venture business plans; Implementation challenges for start-ups; Assumption testing/sensitivity analysis in costing of new ventures.

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Preventing Another Madoff: Reengineering the SEC's Investigation Process

Author: Fagan, Mark
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
Publication Year: 2015

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Bernard Madoff perpetrated a $60 billion fraud that lasted for more than a decade. The fallout ruined the lives of many of his investors and significantly damaged the reputation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). How did the federal agency entrusted to protect investors fail to discover the Ponzi scheme?

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Roba Amiga: Social Entrepreneurship in Textile Waste Management

Authors: Arenas, Daniel; Sánchez, Pablo; Hai, Solange
Product Type: Cases
Source: ESADE Business School
Publication Year: 2015

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The case focuses on Roba Amiga, a network of organizations devoted to collect, select and sell second-hand clothes in Barcelona and its surrounding, with the aim of creating jobs for people excluded from the job market as well as contributing to mitigating the environmental problem of textile waste.

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Apple and Conflict Minerals: Ethical Sourcing for Sustainability

Authors: Purkayastha, Debapratim; Rao, Adapa Srinivasa
Product Type: Cases
Source: IBS Hyderabad; IFHE University
Publication Year: 2015

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Apple had taken various initiatives to tackle the challenge of conflict minerals since it started facing the heat from some activist groups in 2010. Despite all the efforts made by Apple, the company faced an uphill task. Going forward, the question before Apple was what more could the company do to ensure that all its products were free from conflict minerals…

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We Are Market Basket

Authors: Ton, Zeynep; Kochan, Thomas A.; Reavis, Cate
Product Type: Cases
Source: MIT Sloan Management
Publication Year: 2015

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On July 18, 2014, the majority of Market Basket’s 200 non-unionized front office workers, another 300 warehouse associates and 65 truck drivers walked out on their jobs and spent the next six weeks protesting in front of the family-owned New England supermarket chain’s headquarters. Customers joined the protest by doing their grocery shopping elsewhere, essentially bringing business to a halt. The protestors were objecting to the firing of Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas by the company’s board of directors, on which sat his cousin, and foe, Arthur S. Demoulas. But why, many wondered, was having Arthur T. at the helm so important to so many different stakeholders?

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Unilever: Combatting Global Food Waste

Authors: Drake, David; Hammond, Janice H.; Preble, Matthew
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2015

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The global consumer goods company Unilever was on pace to hit a number of aggressive targets by 2020 as part of the Unilever Sustainable Living Project, including a goal to halve the waste associated with the disposal of its products. By encouraging consumers to better manage their food purchases, did Unilever risk harming its own sales or those of its retail customers? Could Unilever encourage industry-wide changes to have a real impact on global environmental sustainability?

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Rana Plaza: Workplace Safety in Bangladesh (A, B, C)

Authors: Quelch, John A.; Rodriguez, Margaret
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2015

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On April 24, 2013 the Rana Plaza factory building collapsed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Over 1,100 people were killed in the worst industrial accident since the Union Carbide plant gas leak in Bhopal, India. Most of the victims worked for garment factories, whose primary clients were European, US and Canadian firms. International brand owners, domestic and foreign governments, labor unions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), stepped up to discuss their responsibilities for improving conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers.

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Syngenta: Committing to Africa

Authors: Reinhardt, Forest L.; Shelman, Mary
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2015

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In 2012, Syngenta, one of the world's largest agricultural input company, committed to build a $1 billion business in Africa over the next 10 years. In mid-2014, CEO Michael Mack and Africa Venture Team head Dimitri Pauwels are reviewing progress. Was the company's commitment to Africa still relevant and achievable?

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Shell and the Arctic

Author: Inkpen, Andrew C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2015

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This case allows the instructor to discuss how the upstream oil and gas industry works and the risks associated with complex exploration projects in areas such as the Arctic. The oil and gas industry is capital and technologically intensive, and Shell's experience demonstrates that even after spending billions of dollars there can be limited tangible results.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Social Entrepreneurship (SE)

MNGT 350J

Author: Jamali, Dima
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: American University of Beirut
Publication Year: 2015

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Through the lens of Sustainability, the course highlights alternative business models and trends for forging more inclusive patterns of sustainable development that reconcile and balance economic and social interests...

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Leadership Forum: Sustainability Now!

Authors: Christensen, Karen; Jones, Emma; Rubenstein, Holly; Stupavsky, Amy
Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Rotman School of Management
Publication Year: 2015

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Senior executives from Novo Nordisk, Virgin Group, Johnson & Johnson and Tim Hortons provide dispatches from the front lines of the corporate sustainability challenge…

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HN Agri Serve: Growing Prosperity

Authors: Alvarez, Jose B.; Raina, Anjali; Chawla, Rachna
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2014, Khuram Mir, CEO of HN Agri Serve, an innovative apple orchard company in the Kashmir region of Northern India, wonders about the best growth strategy for his company.

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Walmart: Segmenting Social Impact

Authors: Porter, Michael E.; Kramer, Mark R.; Sud, Pamela
Product Type: Exercises
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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This case provides a sample of Walmart's social engagement activities and asks students to categorize each as philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, or creating shared value.

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Harnessing the Potential of a Nation’s Leftover Food

Author: Fitzgerald, Erin
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: National Geographic
Publication Year: 2014

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Hunger, pressures on the food production system, and the high cost of energy and other inputs are all problems made worse by the fact that an estimate 31 percent of food is thrown away...

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Supplier/Buyer Relationships: Incorporating Regional Farms in the Supply Chain

Author: Lee, Deishin
Product Type: Multimedia; Notes
Source: The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program
Publication Year: 2014

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In this slide presentation, the author illustrates questions around the issue of buyer/supplier relationships, including changes to supply chains, stakeholder relationships, and preparing business leaders to implement responsible sourcing practices.

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Need over Want: The Savar Story

Authors: Khan, Zeenath Reza; Rodrigues, Gwendolyn
Product Type: Cases
Source: University of Wollongong in Dubai
Publication Year: 2014

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The staggering loss of life from the collapse of a building complex housing five export-quality garment factories in Bangladesh brings to light the multi-national apparel brands' failure…

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Chez Panisse: Building an Open Innovation Ecosystem

Authors: Chesbrough, Henry; Kim, Sohyeong; Agogino, Alice
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: California Management Review
Publication Year: 2014

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Throughout Chez Panisse's history, Waters and her team had built a local and now global ecosystem using an "open innovation" strategy with stakeholders such as suppliers, alumni chef and staff, food writers, and others...

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A Critical Corporate Profile of Li & Fung

Authors: Ross, Robert J.S.; Patterson, Dana; Yadegari, Brendon; Wegemer, Chris
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise
Publication Year: 2014

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Li & Fung’s central role in shaping the supply chain of apparel potentially affects the lives of millions of workers in their direct supply chains and the labor markets in which they are such a commanding force. Understanding the complex implications of Li & Fung’s business strategy for workers’ rights is crucial for securing decent conditions for workers in the apparel industry over the coming years.

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Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief: What Can We Learn from Commercial Supply Chains?

Authors: Shih, Willy; Pierson, Margaret
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Organizing speedy and efficient supply operations for unpredictable major natural disasters was a continuing challenge for the U.S. military, and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti was both unique in its operational scope and political complexity. The case explores some of the lessons learned from the Haiti disaster, and offers an opportunity to test well-known supply chain concepts…

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Short-Shifted

Authors: Luce, Stephanie; Hammad, Sasha; Sipe, Darrah
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Retail Action Project
Publication Year: 2014

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Short-Shifted reports on the impact of unpredictable hours and scheduling on low-wage and frontline workers in the retail industry...

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Industrial Waste

Author: Kachur, Torah
Product Type: Multimedia
Source: CBC
Publication Year: 2014

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Now there's a new concept called 'Industrial Symbiosis' that can create greener communities of interdependent industries...

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Starbucks Coffee Company: Transformation and Renewal

Authors: Koehn, Nancy F.; McNamara, Kelly; Khan, Nora N.; Legris, Elizabeth
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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The case offers executives and students an opportunity to examine in depth how Schultz and his team saved Starbucks from near-collapse, by both executing a deep, comprehensive return to its core values and, at the same time, investing in a range of new products, customer experiences and organizational capabilities designed to make the company fit for enduring success in a turbulent global economy.

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Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies

Authors: Conway, Maureen; Giloth, Robert P.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: The Aspen Institute
Publication Year: 2014

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Maureen Conway and Robert P. Giloth deliver a robust volume featuring perspectives from prominent nonprofit and philanthropy leaders, academics and researchers to capture how sector-based workforce development, in industries ranging from health to construction, has evolved over 30 years — and how it can continue to grow and inform future investments and policy decisions. The book offers lessons for policymakers, philanthropic investors, researchers and local leaders interested in policies and practices that support strong businesses while helping struggling Americans connect to good jobs.

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HA 505 Special Study: The Business of Art

Author: Cateforis, David
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: The University of Kansas
Publication Year: 2014

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This course spotlights the business of art. The class requires students to demonstrate familiarity with major artists, dealers and auction houses, and their role in the relationship between museums, collectors and galleries. It also introduces students to issues around finance, auctions, price-fixing, looted art, taxes, marketing, fakes, culture and ethics.

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The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits

Author: Ton, Zeynep
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: New Harvest
Publication Year: 2014

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Almost one in four American working adults has a job that pays less than a living wage. Conventional wisdom says that’s how the world has to work. Drawing on more than a decade of research, Ton shows how operational excellence enables companies to offer the lowest prices to customers while ensuring good jobs for their employees and superior results for their investors.

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Mekelle Farms: Poultry Entrepreneurship in Ethiopia

Authors: Lee, Hau; Elist, Jonathan; Kennedy, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2014

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After deciding to transform a former government-owned poultry farm in Ethiopia, two American business partners encounter challenges related to input costs, inventory management, delivery, government relations, and other key challenges that are common to entrepreneurs operating in an emerging market context...

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BUS 125/ARTH 125: The Business of Contemporary Art

Authors: Alexander, Raquel Meyer; King, Elliott H.
Product Type: Syllabi
Source: Washington and Lee University
Publication Year: 2014

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This course is an interdisciplinary exploration of the business world of contemporary art. The class combines finance, tax policy, marketing, economics, and art history to provide a ‘nuts-and-bolts’ view of how the contemporary art world operates. This course is appropriate for business students with an interest in contemporary art as well as museum studies and art history majors who wish to gain an understanding of business concepts in the art world.

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IKEA and the 'Better Cotton Initiative'

Author: Pogutz, Stefano
Product Type: Cases
Source: Università Bocconi
Publication Year: 2014

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IKEA, the world’s leading furniture retailer, has a long history of managing environmental and social issues. The issue of cotton has emerged as a new challenge. To address this challenge, IKEA must adopt an innovative approach that goes directly to the source: the farmers...

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The Green Sports Movement

Authors: Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership; Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL)
Publication Year: 2013

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It was Robert Redford, a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), who first suggested that sports are the key to vastly extending environmental awareness in this country. In September, the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) and the NRDC jointly sponsored a Wharton conference on Leadership in Greening the Sports Industry. The following special report includes information shared at the conference and gathered from experts in the field.

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Legal and Safety Concerns in the Workplace

Author: Muthukumar, R.
Product Type: Cases
Source: IBS Case Development Center
Publication Year: 2013

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In June 2013, the owner of a UK demolition company North Eastern Maritime Offshore Cluster Ltd (NEMOC) was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter in connection with an employee's death at a worksite...

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Better Tomorrow at Sodexo North America

Authors: Bell, Jan; Erzurumlu, S. Sinan; Fowler, Holly
Product Type: Cases
Source: Babson College
Publication Year: 2013

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In March 2010 Sodexo, a global leading food and facilities management services company, signed a three-year agreement with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to work together on environmental and supply chain issues. This agreement marked a milestone in Sodexo’s efforts to become a global sustainability leader...

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Sustainability at Siemens

Authors: Rangan, V. Kasturi; Edmondson, Amy C.; Beyersdorfer, Daniela; Moloney, Emer
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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This case describes sustainability efforts at Siemens since the arrival of Chief Sustainability Officer, Barbara Kux, in 2008. It also asks students to evaluate the success of those efforts and outline what the company should do going forward…

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The UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability 2013: Architects of a Better World

Authors: Lacy, Peter; Hayward, Rob; Lee, Jennifer; Keeble, Justin; McNamara, Robert; Hall, Carrie; Cruse, Sean; Gupta, Pranshu; Robinson, Edward
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: Accenture
Publication Year: 2013

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In the world’s largest CEO study on sustainability to date, more than 1,000 top executives from 27 industries across 103 countries assess the past, present and future of sustainable business, discuss a new global architecture to unlock the full potential of business in contributing to global priorities, and reveal how leading companies are adopting innovative strategies to combine impact and value creation...

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Nike: Sustainability and Labor Practices 2008-2013

Authors: Schifrin, Debra; Carroll, Glenn; Brady, David
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The case discusses Nike's sustainability and labor practices from 1998 to 2013, focusing on the successful steps Nike took up and down the supply chain and in its headquarters to make its products and processes more environmentally friendly, and the challenges and complexities it was still facing in its efforts to improve labor conditions.

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Groom Energy Solutions: Selling Efficiency

Authors: Toffel, Michael W.; Fabrizio, Kira; van Sice, Stephanie
Product Type:
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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Groom Energy Solutions helps organizations reduce their energy use and costs through the implementation of energy efficiency measures, which create long-term financial and environmental benefits. With early success serving customers in the cold storage and industrial manufacturing sectors, the seven-year-old company must now decide whether to continue expanding within these segments or transition into commercial retail and office buildings, which offer growth potential and unique challenges...

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MBC Ventures, Inc.: An ESOP with a Union Partner

Authors: Hoffman, Richard C.; Brown, Marvin O.; Shipper, Frank
Product Type: Cases
Source: Salisbury University
Publication Year: 2013

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In an unusual partnership, the United Steelworkers of America union helped the firm’s new owner-managers convert to an ESOP as part of a reorganization. This effort saved jobs and the company. Since that time, the firm’s employees have proven to be its most valuable asset and a key source of its competitive advantage...

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Environmental Compliance at Suncor Energy's Firebag Facility

Authors: Bertels, Stephanie; Van der Byl, Connie; Bowen, Frances
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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Although it is deemed less harmful to the environment than surface mining, in situ technology does create more greenhouse gas and sulphur dioxide emissions, but these can be controlled with new equipment. Recently, the site has come under investigation for two environmental compliance charges related to a missing piece of pollution control equipment...

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Pharmacy on a Bicycle: Innovative Solutions for Global Health and Poverty

Authors: Bing, Eric G.; Epstein, Marc J.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Year: 2013

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Millions are dying from diseases that we can easily and inexpensively prevent, diagnose, and treat. Why? Because even though we know exactly what people need, we just can’t get it to them. They are dying not because we can’t solve a medical problem but because we can’t solve a logistics problem. Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein lay out a solution: a new kind of bottom-up health care that is delivered at the source.

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Building Sustainable Distribution at Walmart Canada

Authors: Klassen, Robert; Johnson, P. Fraser; Shafiq, Asad
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The director of logistics at Walmart Canada was developing plans for a new distribution centre in Alberta. Senior management had presented her with a challenge: why not build the most sustainable distribution centre in the world?

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Just Business: Multinational Corporations and Human Rights

Author: Ruggie, John Gerard
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Year: 2013

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One of the most vexing human rights issues of our time has been how to protect the rights of individuals and communities worldwide in an age of globalization and multinational business. In 2005, the United Nations appointed John Gerard Ruggie to the modest task of clarifying the main issues. Six years later, he had accomplished much more than that. Ruggie had developed his now-famous "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights," which provided a road map for ensuring responsible global corporate practices. The principles were unanimously endorsed by the UN and embraced and implemented by other international bodies, businesses, governments, workers’ organizations, and human rights groups, keying a revolution in corporate social responsibility.

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Cummins, Inc.: Building a Home Community for a Global Company

Authors: Bower, Joseph L.; Norris, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2010, Tom Linebarger, president and COO of Cummins, Inc., the Columbus, Indiana-based manufacturer of diesel engines, has to decide where to locate the company's new manufacturing line for high horsepower engines. The case highlights the role of Cummins' long-term effort at community development as a key element of its corporate strategy.

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Finding a Common Language for Disaster-resistant Supply Chains

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Knowledge@Wharton
Publication Year: 2013

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Disasters such as Superstorm Sandy, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the volcanic ash cloud that disrupted international airplane flights for several days in 2010 have highlighted the need for companies to better prepare for potential risks to their supply chains...

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Talent, Transformation, and the Triple Bottom Line: How Companies Can Leverage Human Resources to Achieve Sustainable Growth

Authors: Savitz, Andrew; Weber, Karl
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Jossey-Bass
Publication Year: 2013

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To meet the environmental, social, and economic challenges facing us, organizations must become more sustainable. Employees play a central role in that transformation, yet they are vastly underutilized in most company's sustainability initiatives, as are the HR departments and professionals who should be helping to engage them.

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Metropolitan Water Supply Authority: Evaluating Security Risks

Authors: McNett, Jeanne; Whitfield, Ronald
Product Type: Cases
Source: Northeastern University
Publication Year: 2013

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The director of a rural metropolitan water supply facility faces a complex risk management challenge. The facility uses chlorine gas in its water treatment, largely because it has determined that chlorine is the most effective treatment available, in terms of safety, cost and environmental impact. However, a security report from the Department of Homeland Security suggests that chlorine, a hazardous chemical, can be used by terrorists, both during its transport to the treatment facility and at the facility itself...

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Supply Chain Lessons from the Catastrophic Natural Disaster in Japan

Authors: Park, YoungWon; Hong, Paul; Roh, James Jungbae
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Business Horizons
Publication Year: 2013

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Based on case studies of Japanese manufacturing firms, this article presents a discussion of the supply chain restoration process after severe natural disasters and humanitarian disruptions and reflects on supply chain lessons in terms of disaster planning and recovery responses.

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Commonwealth Edison: The Use of Social Media in Disaster Response

Authors: Diermeier, Daniel; Petrella, Daniel
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kellogg School of Management
Publication Year: 2013

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After a massive storm hit the northern Illinois service area of electric utility Commonwealth Edison on July 11, 2011, more than 900,000 customers were left without power during a hot, humid summer. At a time when the company faced public debate and criticism over its plan to raise electricity rates, in part to invest in smart-grid upgrades, engaging directly through social media was a way to strengthen relationships with customers and the general public, consistent with an important corporate goal: "Keep the lights on and information flowing."

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Power Forward: Why the World’s Largest Companies are Investing in Renewable Energy

Author: David Gardiner & Associates
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: David Gardiner & Associates, LLC
Publication Year: 2012

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Companies are investing in renewable energy because it makes good business sense: renewable energy helps reduce long-term operating costs, diversify energy supply and hedge against market volatility in traditional fuel markets. Through two dozen interviews with Fortune and Global 100 executives and analysis of public disclosures, the report finds that clean energy practices are becoming standard procedures for some of the largest and most profitable companies in the world, including AT&T, DuPont, General Motors, HP, Sprint, and Walmart...

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Beef’s Raw Edges

Author: McGraw, Mike
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The Kansas City Star
Publication Year: 2012

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The Kansas City Star, in a yearlong investigation, found that the beef industry is increasingly relying on a mechanical process to tenderize meat, exposing Americans to higher risk of E. coli poisoning. The industry then resists labeling such products, leaving consumers in the dark...

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PRIDE Industries

Author: Arnheiter, Edward D.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2012

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PRIDE, a non-profit enterprise that hired workers with disabilities, wished to earn business and reputation based on the universal measures used by customers worldwide — price, quality and delivery — while maintaining its social mission...

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