Brandeis International Business School

Faculty at Brandeis International Business School will explore the impact of climate change on business, finance and economics using case studies, specialized readings and guest speakers. Many classes are open to the public through registration.
Leveraging Environmental Friendly Products for Brand Enhancement

Open to Brandeis University students

Tuesday, April 13, 2-3:30 P.M. EDT
Course: BUS 254a Branding Strategy
Professor: Grace E. Zimmerman

From Startup to Acquisition: 7AC Technologies

Open to students and faculty of the International Business School

Guest speaker:
Jed Swan, Managing Partner, Drydock Ventures & Former CEO, 7AC Technologies

Wednesday, April 14, 8-9:30 P.M. EDT
Course: FIN 232a Mergers & Acquisitions Analysis
Professor: Tibor Toth

Climate Innovation Report – Q&A and Open Discussion

Open to the Public

Guest speaker:
Alistair Pim, NECEC VP for Innovation & Partnerships

Thursday, April 15, 11:45 A.M.-1 P.M. EDT
Course: BUS 261a Managing Technology and Innovation
Professor: Ben Gomes-Casseres

International Cooperation in Climate-Tech

Open to the Public

Co-sponsored by the Israel Initiative

Guest speakers:
Andrea Yonah, Director of Business Development at BIRD Foundation (The Israel-United States Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation)
Yuto Takagi, Ph.D., Research and Business Development Manager, Battery Materials at Saint-Gobain
Christopher Abram, Ph.D., founder at HiT Nano

Dan Trajman, CEO, NEIBC (New England Israel Business Council)

Friday, April 16, 11:15 A.M.-12:30 P.M. EDT
Course: BUS 260a Competition and Strategy
Professor: Ben Gomes-Casseres

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Understanding How Finance Can Be Used to Address Climate Change

Open to students registered in BUS 291G

Guest speaker:
Mary Cerulli, Director of Climate Finance Action

Friday, April 16, 1-2:30 P.M. EDT
Course: BUS 291g Business Challenges in the 21st Century
Professor: Dean Kathryn Graddy

Better Business: How the B Corp Movement is Remaking Capitalism

Open to the public

Guest speaker:
Prof. Chris Marquis, Samuel C. Johnson Professor in Sustainable Global Enterprise, Cornell University

Friday, April 16, 1-2 P.M. EDT

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Forecasting Impacts of Climate Change on Economic & Business Conditions

Open to students registered in ECON/FIN 250a

Wednesday, April 21, 8-9:30 A.M. EDT
Course: ECON/FIN 250a Forecasting in Economics & Finance
Professor: Edward Dumas

Design Thinking: Product Lifecycles

Open to the public

Wednesday, April 21, 2-3:30 P.M. EDT
Course: BUS 232f Digital Fabrication With Robotics
Professor: Ian Roy