September 16, 2014

The September 2014 Gowdy Report

Please take a look at this month's Gowdy Report.

September 5, 2014

Jeff Gowdy quoted in The Guardian on goal setting

Jeff Gowdy is quoted in a recent article, "Science and sustainability goals: what researchers want businesses to know" in The Guardian.

Article Summary: If companies are to help reach key climate targets and keep the world a viable place to do business, executives need to take a broader view – and pay attention to...

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July 25, 2014

Jeff Gowdy accepts invitation to join GreenBiz Intelligence Panel

Jeff Gowdy has accepted an invitation to join GreenBiz Intelligence Panel.  The Intelligence Panel consists of executives and thought leaders in the area of corporate environmental strategy and performance. Panel members participate in brief surveys, providing their expertise and perspective on corporate initiatives, laws and regulations, and scientific advances that are shaping the green agenda.

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July 23, 2014

Jeff Gowdy to speak at Sustainable Brands Metrics conference

Jeff Gowdy will present a workshop on context-based sustainability goals at the 2014 Sustainable Brands New Metrics conference in Boston.  Gowdy will present with Andrew Winston of Winston Eco-Strategies and Mark McElroy of the Center for Sustainable Organizations.

Here is a quick summary of the conference: Leading businesses are creating and valuing entirely new forms of ...

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July 22, 2014

Jeff Gowdy featured in new Sustainable Brands e-book

Sustainable Brands recently published a new e-book on sustainability goals. The book is titled Next Generation...

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July 16, 2014

Jeff Gowdy quoted in "Profession and Purpose"

Jeff Gowdy, an adjunct Professor of Management at Vanderbilt University, is quoted in the recently released book, Profession and Purpose -- A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability (2nd ed.), by Katie Kross.  Ms. Kross is the Managing Director at the Center for Energy, Development, and Global Environment (EDGE) at Duke University.

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June 16, 2014

Jeff Gowdy extended as Professor of Management at Vanderbilt B-School

Jeff currently teaches sustainability-related courses in the MBA program and the Executive Development Institute at the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management.

Jeff began teaching at Vanderbilt in 2009.

June 12, 2014

Jeff Gowdy accepts invitation to join WRI/CDP/WWF Technical Advisory Group

Jeff Gowdy has accepted an invitation to join the World Resources Institute (WRI), CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Technical Advisory Group for its "Mind the Science, Mind the Gap" Initiative. 

Per the WRI, "This effort is developing a new, sector-specific methodology that helps companies set science-based emission-reduction targets based on the IPCC decarbonization pathway that would keep global temperature rise below 2...

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June 9, 2014

Jeff Gowdy quoted in The Guardian on major trends at Sustainable Brands 2014

Jeff Gowdy presented a workshop with Andrew Winton and Mark McElroy on "Taking Sustainability Literally", i.e. setting context, science, and threshold based sustainability goals.  Jeff also presented on "New Opportunities for Leadership in Goal-setting" with Pankaj Bhatia of the World Resources Institute (WRI), Emma Stewart of Autodesk, and Bill Baue of the Sustainability Context Group.
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May 23, 2014

Jeff Gowdy to perform Sustainability Audit for Bonnaroo 2014

Jeff Gowdy will conduct the Bonnaroo 2014 Sustainability Audit for A Greener Festival for the third consecutive year.

The following Testimonial was given to Jeff last year by A Greener Festival: 


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