Andrew J. Hoffman

Web Blogs & Essays

"When politicians cherry-pick data and disregard facts, what should we academics do?" The Conversation, June 12 (2017).

"Trump, carbon neutrality and the next phase of business sustainability," The Conversation, (December 11 (2016).

"How to bridge the political divide at the holiday dinner table," The Conversation, November 22 (2016).

"What is your theory of change?" Huffington Post, November 22 (2016).

"Climate change and the presidential race: Lessons from the Reagon years," The Conversation, September 27 (2016).

"What is your model of leadership?" Huffington Post, September 19 (2016).

"Why academics are losing relevance in society - and how to stop it," The Conversation, September 5 (2016).

"The 'Great Work' of business sustainability," Corporate Eco Forum EcoInnavtor, June 27 (2016).

"Science communicators or science mediators?" Leopold Leadership 3.0 , June 22 (2016).

"The limits of intellectual reason in our understanding of the natural world," The Conversation, June 1 (2016).

"Finding purpose: The solution-driven business," Greenbiz, May 28 (2016).

"Pursuing a life of meaning,"The Huffington Post (Great Work Cultures), May 24 (2016).

"Sustainability: How do we get from here to there (Part 2),"Mitchell Foundation Blog, May 24 (2016).

"Finding purpose: Environmental stewardship as a personal calling," The Huffington Post (ARCS), May 18 (2016).

"Sustainability: How do we get from here to there (Part 1),"Mitchell Foundation Blog, May 17 (2016).

"Finding your purpose," Vistage, May 13 (2016).

"Eco-authenticity: Advocating for a low-carbon world while living a high-carbon lifestyle," The Conversation, March 31 (2016).

"How driverless vehicles will redefine mobility and change car culture, The Conversation, February 24 (2016).

"Seven market signals that business needs before it embraces the Paris Climate Agreement," The Conversation, December 16 (2015).

"Breaking the link between a conservative worldview and climate skepticism," The Conversation, October 29 (2015).

"Pope Francis goes to Washington - but speaks past the politicians," The Conversation, September 25 (2015).

"Capitalism must evolve to solve the climate crisis," The Conservation, September 16 (2015).

"Where did all the conservative environmentalists go?" The Conservation, August 7 (2015).

"The pope, climate change and the cultural dimensions of the Anthropocene," The Conversation, July 17 (2015).

"Pope encyclical on 'ecological crisis' asks us to examine our deepest values and beliefs," The Conversation, June 18 (2015).

"American universities: Reclaiming our role in society," The Conversation, June 1 (2015) (with Andrew Maynard).

"It's not just what you know; it's what you believe," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, May 1 (2015).

"Finding your model of leadership and change," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, April 17 (2015).

"The Pope as messenger: Making climate change a moral issue," The Conversation, April 10 (2015) (with Jenna White).

"Making bricks, not shaping policy," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog. April 6 (2015).

"Social sciences are our best hope for ending debates over climate change," The Conversation, April 2 (2015).

"A renewed focus and tone for O&NE scholarship," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, March 27 (2015) (with P. Devereaux Jennings).

"From Al Gore to Solyndra, 4 ways culture shapes the climate debate," Greenbiz, February 27 (2015).

"Climate change's poisoned culture," Geographical, February 5 (2015), also posted in The Planet Blue Conversation, February 4 (2015).

"Literature review: The social science of climate change belief/disbelief," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, November 24 (2014).

"The cultural schism of climate change: How science takes a back seat to identity politics in the U.S.," Stanford University Press blog, October 24 (2014).

"Welcome to the sustainability community: Past, present and future," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, September 25 (2014).

"Galileo and the climate change debate," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, July 19 (2014).

"Valuing economy and environment: Why we care," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb institute, May 12 (2014). Reposted in Triple Pundit, July 1 (2014).

"THE CONVERSATION: Business Must Drive the Social Debate on Climate Change," The Planet Blue Conversation, January 24 (2014).

"Reflections on a theory of change," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, December 18 (2013).

"The balancing act: Public engagement for the academic scholar," The Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation, November 5 (2013).

"Sustainability in the global marketplace: Our global future in the anthropocene," Triple Pundit, November 5 (2013) (with Terry Nelidov and Jalal).

"Sustainability in the global marketplace: Business-almost-as-usual," Triple Pundit, October 29 (2013) (with Terry Nelidov and Jalal).

"The wrong-headed solutions of corporate sustainability," Greenbiz, April 10 (2013) (with John Ehrenfeld).

"Finding hope for a sustainable world," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, December 10 (2012).

"From classroom to corporation: Bringing fresh thinking to sustainability learning," GreenBiz, November 30 (2012) (with Terry Yosie and Rick Bunch).

"Now is the Time to Renew Business Leadership on Climate Policy," Corporate Eco Forum EcoInnovator, November 11 (2012).

"Why we need to stop talking about climate change," GreenBiz, September 2 (2012) (with Tom Catania).

"Structured conversation on 'public intellectualism'," Leopold Leadership 3.0, August 14 (2012).

"USCAP Version 2.0," SustainAbility Blog, January 23 (2012).

"Are Academic Scholars 'Lost to the Academy'? A Call for More Public Intellectuals in the Climate Change Debate," Network for Business Sustainability, January 16 (2012).

"Climate Change in Word Clouds: The Conflicting Discourse of Climate Change," Pew Center on Global Climate Change Blog, September 8 (2011).

"Program Chair Report from the 2011 Academy of Management Meetings," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, August 17 (2011).

"Thirty-Five Years of Research on Business and the Natural Environment. Part 3: The Complete Dataset of B&NE Articles," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, July 18 (2011).

"Thirty-Five Years of Research on Business and the Natural Environment. Part 2: The 75 Seminal Articles of the Field," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, July 13 (2011).

"Thirty-Five Years of Research on Business and the Natural Environment. Part 1: A Statistical Synopsis," Organizations and the Natural Environment Blog, July 13 (2011).

"Job versus vocation: What I didn't learn in b-school," Harvard Business Review, The Conversation, May 18 (2010).

"How camaraderie works: What I didn't learn in b-school," Harvard Business Review, The Conversation, May 11 (2010).

"Trusting your gut: What they don't teach you in B-School," Harvard Business Review, The Conversation, April 30 (2010).

"Talking across cultures (with or without profanity)," Harvard Business Review, The Conversation, April 23 (2010).

"Firing someone: What they don't teach you in B-School," Harvard Business Review, The Conversation, April 15 (2010).

"Are you green?...Yes?  But how 'dark' or 'bright' green is that?" Our Values, www.ourvalues.org, April 27-May 1 (2009).

"What are the crucial environmental issues - from bright to dark green?" Our Values, www.ourvalues.org, April 27-May 1 (2009).

"Green goes mainstream - but is it a trendy sprout or a historic shift?" Our Values, www.ourvalues.org, April 27-May 1 (2009).

"In praise of dark greens: Do we really want 'green' to fade?" Our Values, www.ourvalues.org, April 27-May 1 (2009).

"Winners and losers in a carbon-constrained world," HBRgreen.org, (with John Woody) (February 19 to March 5, 2008)

"The simple economics of offshore drilling," Perspective: Sustainability Blog from the Erb Institute, August 7 (with Tom Lyon) (2008).

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