The First 90 Days in a New CIO Position

Harvard Business Review

Perhaps the most exciting (and challenging) aspect of working in a progressive IT organization is the pace of technological change. To meet these objectives within our organization at HBS, we are initiating a replacement of the myriad disparate platforms currently utilized to provide support and are pursuing a comprehensive IT Service Management (ITSM) strategy based upon the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) international framework.

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Ford's Impressive Sustainability Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Ford's in-house climate scientists - yes, you heard that right — have bought into an important global scientific consensus: humanity must keep CO2 levels in the atmosphere below 450 parts per million to reduce the odds of catastrophic, species-threatening climate change (many leading scientists have since lowered the goal to 350 ppm — and we've already hit 390 ppm ). For years, Toyota has been the darling of the green business world.

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Corporations Will Never Solve Climate Change

Harvard Business Review

A recent UK report argued against the efficacy of voluntary measures, but the presence of 400 ppm CO 2 in the atmosphere should be enough to prove the point. The private sector has had three decades since Rio, the seminal Earth Summit in 1992 that started the global conversation about climate action, to come up with technological innovation or to show the power of its voice and influence to solve this problem.

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