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Kellogg on Sustainability

A collection of research and insights from Kellogg faculty on how business leaders and society can foster sustainability.

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Organizations

Climate Change Is Transforming the Economy. How Will Your Company Adapt?

“Until organizations learn to internalize the threat, they’re in danger of falling behind.”

Quantifying the value of sustainable practices.
Social Impact

Does It Pay Off to Invest in Companies That Engage in Sustainable Practices?

New research helps to quantify the value of “ESG” initiatives.

sustainable operations and growth go hand in hand
Operations

Going Green Can Be Good for the Bottom Line

Sustainable operations and greater growth can go hand in hand.

Social Impact

Take 5: How Companies Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is in vogue. And it can help a firm’s bottom line.

Policy

How Much Will You Pay Today for a Better Tomorrow?

How we answer that question has the power to shape climate-change policy.

Investors examine a company's sustainable initiatives.
Social Impact

The Case for Investing in Green Companies

Sustainably minded firms are more likely to withstand industry shake-ups.

CSR contracting works
Social Impact

Rewarding CEOs for Corporate Social Responsibility Pays Off for Society—and for Firms

CSR contracting encourages executives to sacrifice short-term payoffs for long-term gains.

Investing in eco-friendly practices and eco activities improves operating performance
Operations

Can Going Big on Eco-friendly Practices Really Pay Off?

The case for doing even more than swapping out lightbulbs.

A customer weighs the environmental benefit of a green product.
Marketing

Shh! Don’t Tell the Customers that Their Solar Panels Will Save Them Money

Green marketers should stick to a single message. But which one?

Social Impact

Design Thinking Isn’t Always the Answer

The most durable solutions for social change come from within communities.

Social Impact

Pinpointing the Value in CSR

The unexpected link between CSR spending and financial performance.

Social Impact

The Price of Pollution

How much does environmental activism affect a corporation’s bottom line?

Social Impact

Being Smarter with CSR

This special issue devoted to corporate social responsibility (CSR), with articles written by our faculty, was published in conjunction with the Kellogg-Aspen Conference