A deep and essential conversation with professor Michael Lenox on his brilliant new book, The Decarbonization Imperative: Transforming the Global Economy By 2050. We talk about the current challenges we face with the unfolding climate disruption and breakdown as well as several very viable paths to prosperity that could transform the economy and lead us to a clean, sustainable future.
Michael Lenox is an American strategist and professor of business administration at the Darden School of the University of Virginia, particularly known for his work on business strategy, technology strategy, corporate sustainability and industry self-regulation. Lenox was also a visiting professor at Oxford University, Harvard University and Stanford University. He is a contributor at Forbes magazine.
He is known for his work at the intersection of business strategy, technology and innovation, and public policy. His books include Can Business Save the Earth? Innovating our Way to Sustainability, co-authored with Aaron Chatterji and published by Stanford University Press. From 2008 to 2016, he led the Batten Institute, a research center established to develop thought leadership in the fields of entrepreneurship and corporate innovation. Michael was a founder and first president of the multiple-university Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), a professional society of scholars from all disciplines studying the interface between business and sustainability.
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