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Stuart L. Hart

Stuart L. Hart

Professor, Steven Grossman Endowed Chair in Sustainable Business; University of Vermont's Grossman School of Business

Stuart L. Hart is one of the world's top authorities on the implications of environment and poverty for business strategy. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, he is "one of the founding fathers of the 'base of the pyramid' economic theory." He is the Steven Grossman Endowed Chair for Sustainable Business, Professor, and Co-Director of SEMBA at the University of Vermont's Grossman School of Business, S.C. Johnson Chair Emeritus in Sustainable Global Enterprise and Professor Emeritus of Management at Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he founded the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise. He also serves as Distinguished Fellow at the William Davidson Institute (University of Michigan), Founder and President of Enterprise for a Sustainable World, and Founding Director of the Emergent Institute in Bangalore, India. Previously, he was the Hans Zulliger Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, where he founded the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Base of the Pyramid Learning Laboratory. He also taught corporate strategy at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and was the Founding Director of the Corporate Environmental Management Program (CEMP), now the Erb Institute's Dual Master's Program. Professor Hart has published over 70 papers and authored or edited seven books, with over 20,000 Google Scholar citations. His work has appeared in leading scholarly journals, including Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, and Management Science, as well as leading practitioner journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Academy of Management Executive, Strategy+Business, and Foreign Affairs.

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Iqbal Quadir on Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Getting to the Root of the Problem
This case traces the evolution and development of Iqbal Quadir’s entrepreneurial efforts from his childhood in Bangladesh to his experiences in the United States both as a student and later…
Publication Date: 03/31/2017 Product ID: 8-531-081
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Monsanto Company (Spanish): Búsqueda de Sostenibilidad (A)
Este caso explora la estrategia de negocios de la empresa Monsanto siguiendo principios de sostenibilidad y su consiguiente transicion de productor de quimicos a una gran compañia de “ciencias de…
Publication Date: 06/28/2010 Product ID: 1-429-093
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Monsanto Company (Spanish): Búsqueda de Sostenibilidad (B)
Después de dos años de controversia en relación a sus cultivos genéticamente modificados y sus futuros planes de biotecnología en agricultura, Monsanto se enfrenta con el fracaso de una fusion…
Publication Date: 06/23/2010 Product ID: 1-429-094
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SC Johnson and the Greenlist Opportunity
SC Johnson, a leading consumer products goods company, developed a patented process, Greenlist, to assess the environmental impact of its raw materials. The case study takes the reader through SC…
Publication Date: 05/29/2009 Product ID: 1-428-778
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TerraCycle: Turning Trash into Cash
TerraCycle was founded in 2002 by Tom Szaky, a 20-year-old Princeton University dropout. The company’s flagship product, TerraCycle Plant Food, is liquefied worm poop made from worm-processed organic waste and…
Publication Date: 04/29/2009 Product ID: 1-429-176
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Monsanto Company (B): Quest For Sustainability
Following two years of sustained controversy over its genetically modified crops and its plans for the future of biotechnology in agriculture, Monsanto must face the significant failure of a planned…
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-689
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Weyerhaeuser Company: The Next 100 Years
Weyerhaeuser is the world’s largest private owner of standing softwood timber, North America’s largest producer of softwood lumber, and the world’s largest supplier of softwood pulp. The company had spent…
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-672
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Expanding the Playing Field: Nike’s World Shoe Project (A)
Nike’s Footwear Director for Emerging Markets was challenged with “expanding the playing field” in emerging markets with a range of affordable, durable, and easy-to-produce sports shoes. The goal was to…
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-673
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Expanding the Playing Field: Nike’s World Shoe Project (B)
Nike’s World Shoe Project (B) accompanies Case (A). This one-page summary is designed to be handed out in class to give students an update on Nike’s strategy for entering China.…
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-674
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Note on Life-Cycle Analysis
This note gives a general overview of Life-cycle analysis (LCA). As corporations seek to improve their environmental performance, they require new methods and tools. LCA is one such tool that…
Publication Date: 09/09/2008 Product ID: 1-428-675
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