Durham startup, Tyrata, secured $4.5 million based on a Duke technology license, made possible by the Nicholas School Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program.
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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
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
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
Darden is a restaurant company – featuring a unique portfolio of businesses that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s and Yard House. A core part of sustainability at Darden is a commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our physical footprint – including energy efficiency, water conservation and food
When Heaven Hills Brands, one of America’s largest independent distilled spirits companies, sought to expand its Austin, Texas production facility for its newly acquired Deep Eddy Vodka, the company wanted to know how it could best contribute to Austin’s citywide sustainability culture. Heaven Hill’s Corporate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, Kim Harmon, asked a group