Does competition promote planet-saving innovation?

Frontiers in the Environment with Alfred Marcus, Professor, Edson Spencer Endowed Chair in Strategy and Technological Leadership, Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Carlson School of Management, and Author, Innovations in Sustainability: Food and Fuel

Can competition between companies encourage innovations in sustainability that have the potential to solve some of the world’s grand challenges? Using a series of case studies from his recent book, Innovations in Sustainability, Marcus will examine the progress, obstacles, competition and evolution of sustainable innovations in such companies as Tesla, General Motors, Toyota, General Mills, Kellogg, Whole Foods and Walmart, reflecting on lessons learned and shedding light on the challenges that lie ahead.

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