The Business of Climate Change

Andrew Hoffman, Ph.D., Holcim Professor, Sustainable Enterprise, University of Michigan. An Oppenheim Lecture

The Business of Climate Change

Thursday, February 19, 2009
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095

According to scientists, climate change is one of the most pressing environmental issues of our day.  But for business, it represents something altogether different; it represents a market shift.  In this talk, Professor Hoffman will discuss the market implications of climate change for business; why companies should be paying to the issue and what they can do about it; not as a call to corporate social responsibility, but as a concern of strategic importance to the future of the firm.

Speaker Biography

Andrew  Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; with joint appointments at the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment. He is also Associate Director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise. Andy has published 7 books and over 70 articles/book chapters on sustainability and business. He holds a Ph.D. from MIT, awarded jointly by the Sloan School of Management and the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.

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Available in Lot 2 for $9.00 (click here for a map)

By Thursday, February 12, 2009 to Vanessa Arredondo at or 310.825.4038

Co-sponsored by
The UCLA Anderson School of Management and
The UCLA Law School Emmett Center for Climate Change and the Environment

Sponsor(s): UCLA Sustainability