Center for Sustainable Business

Julie Shuff Receives Sustainability Certificate from CB Bhattacharya

The Katz School now offers a Sustainability Certificate for MBA students seeking to build their portfolio in sustainable business strategy. View more information about the requirements here.

The Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) at the University of Pittsburgh aims to promote the adoption of more sustainable business strategies by leveraging the unique expertise and capabilities of an active research and teaching community together with the applied knowledge and industry experience of leading global companies. Through innovative research, specialized education and training, and critical thought leadership, the CSB helps companies learn how to leverage their investments in sustainability across all functions of the organization to generate better business and societal outcomes.

Recent Speakers

Ed Freeman
"Business Schools and the New Story of Business: Capitalism in the 21st Century"
November 30, 2018

R. Edward Freeman is University Professor and Olsson Professor of Business Administration; Academic Director of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics; and an Academic Director of the Institute for Business in Society at the Darden School, University of Virginia.

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View more information about recent speakers.


View recent Katz School of Business news related to sustainability.

Sustainability Certificate

Katz now offers a Sustainability Certificate. View information about certificate requirements as well as course descriptions.

PhD Course

Katz now offers a new PhD-level course: Research in Sustainability: Managing the Triple Bottom Line (BUSADM 3030). View the course overview and other details.


Sustainability research at Katz involves contributions from faculty across diverse fields.

Pictured below: Professor CB Bhattacharya delivered the Provost’s Inaugural Lecture: “Small Actions, Big Difference: Leveraging Corporate Identity, Responsibility, and Sustainability to Drive Triple Bottomline Value,” on October 23, 2018.

Professor CB Bhattacharya Delivers Provost’s Inaugural Lecture