John R. Ehrenfeld, Guest Lecturer.


Dr. Ehrenfeld stepped down in June 2010 as Executive Director of the International Society for Industrial Ecology. He is the author of Sustainability by Design: A Subversive Strategy for Transforming our Consumer Culture. He retired in 2000 as the Director of the MIT Program on Technology, Business, and Environment. He serves on the adjunct faculty at the Marlboro College Graduate Center where he teaches Exploring Sustainability in their MBA for Managing Sustainability Program. In October 1999, the World Resources Institute honored him with a lifetime achievement award for his academic accomplishments in the field of business and environment. He received the Founders Award for Distinguished Service from the Academy of Management’s Organization and Natural Environment Division in August 2000. In 2005, he was elected to the Council of Trustees of the Society of Organizational Learning. He is an editor of the Journal of Industrial Ecology. He holds a B. S. and Sc. D. in Chemical Engineering from MIT, and is author or co-author of over 200 papers, books, reports, and other publications.


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