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"Building Sustainable Enterprises and Communities inToday's Increasingly Complex World" - November 11, 2011

Willamette experts discuss what they are learning about the ever more important realm of ‘sustainability’ as it affects businesses, governments, and communities. Listen in as they discuss important takeaways for addressing the challenges of creating sustainable outcomes in an increasingly complex world.

Link to the recording of the Webinar:  "Building Sustainable Enterprises and Communities in Today's Increasingly Complex World"


Collin, R.M. and Collin, R.W. (2009), The Encyclopedia of SustainabilityVolume I: Environment and Ecology, Volume II: Business and Economics, Volume III: Equity and Fairness. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio Press.

Collin, R.M., (2010) ‘Restoration and Redemption’ in Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril”, edited by Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael P. Nelson. Trinity University Press: San Antonio, TX. (Other essayists include the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, President Barack Obama, Terry Tempest Williams, Barbara Kingsolver, and Paul Hawken.)

Gilding, P. (2011) The Great Disruption:  Why the Climate Crisis Will Bring On the End of Shopping. NYC:  Bloomsbury Press

McKibben, B. (2010) Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. NYC:  Henry Holt & Co.

Orr, David.  (1996) 'Education for the Earth/Environment' in The Learning Revolution.  Context Institute. 

Porter, M. and Kramer, M. (2011) ‘Creating Shared Value,’ Harvard Business Review, January 1 issue, 17 pages. 
(For a video interview with Michael Porter on this concept see:

Senge, P., Smith, B, Kruschwitz, N., Laur, J. Schley, S. (2008) The Necessary Revolution- How Individuals and Organizations are Working Together to Create a Sustainable World. NYC:  Doubleday


Darcy Winslow Darcy Winslow (Program Director, Sustainable Enterprise Certificate) has been a pioneer and active practitioner of sustainability frameworks and principles, exploring and experimenting with the application of these to all aspects of business. Darcy worked at Nike, Inc. for over 20 years and held several senior management positions within the business. She most recently served as General Manager for Nike's Global Women's Fitness Business and as Senior Advisor to the Nike Foundation, which seeks to empower disadvantaged girls ages 10 to 19 years, through poverty alleviation and creating economic livelihood opportunities
Elliot Maltz Elliot Maltz received his MBA from the University of California at Davis and his Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to coming to the Atkinson School he taught for 6 years at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. His teaching and research interests include marketing strategy, new product planning, supply chain planning, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility. He has recently developed curriculum for sustainability management at the Atkinson school. Elliot has won numerous awards for outstanding scholarship and exemplary teaching and service over the last decade.
Robin Morris Collin Robin Morris Collin is a professor of law at Willamette University College of Law in Oregon. She was awarded the David Brower Lifetime Achievement Award at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in 2001 and the Judith Ramaley Award from the Oregon Campus Compact for civic engagement in sustainability in 2009. Her latest publications include "Restoration and Redemption" in Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril (a collection including the Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Barack Obama, and others, 2010), and the Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Environment and Ecology, Business and Economics, Equity and Fairness (coauthored with Robert William Collin, 2010).
Anne Murray Allen Willamette University Anne Murray Allen (Host) has spent her career as an industry executive and as an educator pursuing the questions like "How do we create and sustain healthy performance-based organizations?" Currently Director of the Executive Development Center and a Contributing Faculty member within the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, she has helped develop the Sustainable Enterprise Certificate program over the last three years and lectures extensively on creating and supporting conditions that sustain collaborative social networks in organizations and communities. Anne will be moderating this conversation.