Author Archives: Adam Sulkowski

About Adam Sulkowski

Associate Professor of Law and Sustainability, specializing in research and teaching on sustainable business, corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability reporting, integrated reporting, and corporate and environmental law.

#ClimateAction: why our business school’s founder would be excited about the opportunities

A recent post about the founding of Babson resonates on the occasion of this week’s Climate Action Summit. Here’s why: our founder believed data can help businesses act more responsibly. This is a focus of my research and writing and … Continue reading

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50 years of green entrepreneurship with Paolo Lugari, founder of Las Gaviotas in Colombia, whom Gabriel Garcia Márquez called “inventor of the world”

Above: Paolo explains what makes his 50 years of green innovation unique in his office in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo credit: Professor Mónica Ramos Mejía. An earlier version of the text below was originally posted on Medium. Links to further reading follow. … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago He Gave Cannibals Forks. Now John Asks: Where’s the Disruption?

On the 20th anniversary of the publication of his seminal book, Cannibals with Forks, John Elkington answers questions on the state of the sustainability movement and how he maintains optimism (originally published in the Huffington Post on July 10, 2017). Continue reading

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Packing tip–but really life advice–try it!

A friend asked what carry-on to buy. This poured out: “For what it’s worth, I’m learning it’s best to go simple, cheap, light (maybe even used) and then reuse until threadbare — and also to leave +50% of what’s packed at home, … Continue reading

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Investing in Cuba: 1 key step Trump is unlikely to change

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Investing in Cuba: 1 key step Trump is unlikely to change

Trump will annouce changes to Cuba policy this week. You may be curious about investing in Cuba and be wondering if it will still be possible. This legal research article based on a teachable case study based on my personal experience describes … Continue reading

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Roger Babson’s Founding Principles: Key to Sustaining into a Second Century

Written with the encouragement and endorsement of Prof. JB Kassarjian. This Founder’s Day, with just three years to go before Babson College’s Centennial, it is appropriate to consider Roger Babson’s convictions and motivations for founding our school, as summarized in … Continue reading

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City Sustainability Reporting: An Essential Best Practice

U.S. and Chinese mayors are discussing climate action this week. One idea sure to come up: sustainability reporting. In fact, cities should disclose sustainability data as a minimum legal expectati… Source: City Sustainability Reporting: An Essential Best Practice

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City Sustainability Reporting: An Essential Best Practice

U.S. and Chinese mayors are discussing climate action this week. One idea sure to come up: sustainability reporting. In fact, cities should disclose sustainability data as a minimum legal expectation if they want to be part of the roughly $3.7 trillion U.S. market … Continue reading

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Scalia: big gov’t liberal interpreter of Constitution gone; real conservative pragmatism now may have a chance.

Unusual and unnecessary written commentary issued prior to hearing arguments in landmark cases. Alleged vulgar gesticulations on the steps of a church. “Quack quack” as a closing comment when defending his controversial refusal to recuse himself from a case involving … Continue reading

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