Tensie Whelan, the Director of the Center for Sustainable Business at NYU Stern, has been at the forefront of corporate sustainability for two decades, giving her unique insight into how organizations have approached sustainability.

In her words, sustainability is a journey, but there’s good news: it’s one that many organizations of all sizes have undertaken and they’ve helped to blaze the path.

Watch to learn more about the various ways that sustainability can not only be core to your organization, but can lead to innovation and competitive advantage.


Tensie Whelan will join New York University Stern School of Business in November 2015 as Clinical Professor of Business and Society. She will lead the School’s efforts around issues of business and sustainability, driving research and coursework on natural resource-based challenges including climate change, water scarcity, biodiversity loss, poverty and unsustainable development. Professor Whelan was formerly the President of the ... View Profile