Category Archives: Client Projects

Cross-disciplinary Duke Partnerships: Helping Duke Nursing Bring a Product to Market

Nicholas School Gorguze-Peters Professor of the Practice Jesko von Windheim directs the school’s Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EIE) Program, which teaches Duke students to develop, evaluate, refine and launch new sustainable products and services. Von Windheim is widely known in business and academic circles as an entrepreneurship guru, so when faculty and students throughout Duke

Client Project: Lenovo

Lenovo’s Environmental Management System (EMS) reflects the multinational technology company’s commitment to design and manufacture environmentally conscious products in facilities that minimize the environmental impact on their surroundings and to continually improve its performance in this area. As part of this EMS, Lenovo sought to develop water risk maps for the company’s global sites, and

Nicholas Students Develop Strategic Growth Plan for Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Medical Center

Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Medical Center has a very strong, award-winning sustainability program at its main campus in Boston, but as the BID healthcare system grows, the organization wants to strategically expand this program to its network of community-based hospitals. Recently, BID Environmental Sustainability Program Manager Elise Vergnano enlisted a team of Nicholas graduate students