Andre de Fontaine

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Innovating through Alliance: A Case Study of the DuPont–BP Partnership on Biofuels

This case study on DuPont and BP’s partnership on advanced biofuels aims to provide insights into how industry alliances can deliver innovation and new technologies in an accelerated fashion. In June of 2006, DuPont and BP announced a partnership to …

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A Survey of Corporate Energy Efficiency Strategies

This paper summarizes the results of a 2009 survey of corporate energy efficiency strategies, conducted by the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Forty-eight companies, ranging in size from $8 billion to $99 billion in revenues, completed the survey. Key …

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Adapting to Climate Change: A New Frontier for Business

The past several years have seen a steady transformation of business attitudes and behavior on climate change. Faced with the prospect of new regulations, increased pressure from shareholders and changing consumer demands, many companies are developing comprehensive corporate strategies to …

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A Business Path to Bali

This article appeared in Environmental Finance, November 2007.

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A Climate of Change: Manufacturing Must Rise to the Risks and Opportunities of Climate Change

This article originally appeared in US Industry Today, September/October 2007   Recent months have seen an explosion of activity on climate change, to the point where it is now almost impossible to pick up a newspaper without reading about a …

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Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: The Business World Looks at Climate Change

This article appeared in Geotimes, July 2007.

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