In the Media

Microsoft Makes Big Push to Tackle Climate Change, Vowing to be ‘Carbon Negative’ by 2030 ›

The Seattle Times | January 16, 2020
On Thursday, Microsoft committed to remove more carbon from the environment than its own operations and its supply chain emit by 2030. Associate Professor of Management Nardia Haigh wonders if Microsoft will link bonuses and other executive compensation to the company reaching its climate targets.

GT Reilly & Company Appoints New Accounting, Auditing Director ›

Beverly Citizen | January 09, 2020
UMass Boston alumnus Stephen A. Rollins Jr. has been promoted to accounting and auditing director at G.T. Reilly & Company of Milton. Rollins earned a MBA in 2011.

Music Special: Rock Against Racism Turns 40 ›

Dig Boston | November 22, 2019
During the 70s and 80s, Rock Against Racism was a touchstone of creativity, collaboration, and unity for Boston’s youth. Associate Professor of Management Pacey Foster talked to Dig Boston about that time. Foster is the faculty director of the Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive.

Dell pledges to make greener computers over the next decade ›

The Verge | November 12, 2019
Vesela Veleva, director of UMass Boston's MBA Program, says recycling is just the tip of the iceberg—if electronics manufacturers made their products more durable so consumers wouldn't need to replace them every few years, we wouldn’t be burning as many fossil fuels or throwing so much stuff away.

Decision Making In 7 Steps - For Climate Change, Business, Careers Or Life ›

Forbes | November 02, 2019
Associate Professor of Management Nardia Haigh says scenario planning has been around since the 1600s, “yet it remains a cutting-edge approach…(and) is a very transferable way to try to prepare for the future.”

Success of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ›

Living on Earth | October 04, 2019
McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash tells Living on Earth host Steve Curwood about a new study that finds states participating in RGGI have dramatically reduced their emissions while at the same time lowered electricity rates for consumers.

In Boston, Climate Change Forum Gets Personal ›

The Patriot Ledger | September 22, 2019
UMass Boston alumna and former EPA head Gina McCarthy spoke with Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst on Friday during UMass Boston's latest forum on climate adaptation.

How A New Housing Development In East Boston Is Preparing For Climate Change ›

Radio Boston | September 17, 2019
Clippership Wharf, a new luxury and mixed-used development in East Boston, was built to anticipate expected sea level rise in the city. Sustainable Solutions Lab Director Rebecca Herst says Clippership "showed what's possible under our current regulatory framework."

The purpose of scenario planning for climate change ›

Amcor | September 06, 2019
For the 19th episode of the Big Ideas podcast, Amcor’s David Clark talks with Associate Professor of Nardia Haigh about her new book Scenario Planning for Climate Change.

Who will pay for the huge costs of holding back rising seas? ›

Grist | August 15, 2019
David Levy, professor of management and codirector of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, says the City of Boston can't pay for needed climate resiliency efforts: "It is beyond the means of Boston, and Boston is a relatively affluent city."