• UVA Darden Report | 10 july 2018

    Through Wind, Sun and Water, Darden Alumni Chart a Cleaner Energy Future

    Three stories about UVA Darden alumni and students working to accelerate clean energy adoption.

    UVA Darden Report | 8 june 2018

    UVA Darden Releases Policy Playbook Identifying Six Actions to Catalyze Clean-Tech Innovation

    The policy playbook, authored by UVA Darden's Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, identifies six actions that could speed the rate of clean-technology innovation in the United States.  

    NewsWise | 16 may 2018

    Decarbonizing Electric Generation: The Future is Bright and Tailwinds Strong for Renewables

    Electrification of automobiles is underway and we are on track to decarbonize this sector by 2060. Skeptics of electrification warn that more electric cars on the road will lead to a significant increase in electricity demand, which could mean more carbon emissions, not less. Counterproductive? Perhaps, but only if efforts to decarbonize the electric utility sector weren’t also happening simultaneously.

    UVA Darden Report | 14 may 2018

    UVA Darden Professor Charts Path to Decarbonize the Power Industry by 2060

    Following research on how the automobile industry will transition to an all-electric future in the coming decades, UVA Darden's Mike Lenox and the Batten Institute released the second in the series of "Path to 2060" research reports on innovation-led decarbonization of the economy.

    InsideEVs | 12 may 2018

    The Toyota Prius’ History May Paint A Picture Of Tesla’s Future

     The history of Toyota’s Prius may uncover tell-tale clues about the electric vehicle future and, in particular, Tesla.  The UVA Darden Batten Institute's report Path to 2060: Decarbonizing the Automobile Industry is cited.

    Cleantechnica | 28 april 2018

    Does Toyota Prius History Foreshadow Tesla's Future?

    For those interested in Tesla, there are valuable lessons to be learned from Toyota’s history. The UVA Darden Batten Institute's report Path to 2060: Decarbonizing the Automobile Industry is cited.

    UVA Today Illimitable | 20 march 2018

    The Drive Toward an All-Electric Future and Why it Matters

    Researchers at UVA's Darden School of Business are beginning to see clear signs that the future of all-electric vehicles may be closer than we think.

    UVA Darden report | 2 march 2018

    Envisioning a New Climate-Change Playbook: Darden Convenes Business and Policy Leaders for DC Innovation Summit

    The UVA Darden School's Batten Institute hosted the Jefferson Innovation Summit on 22 February 2018 in Washington, DC. More than 40 delegates met for a day of guided discussion and ideation, with a goal of developing a“policy playbook” to help unleash climate-focused innovation on a massive scale.

    UVA Darden Report | 9 January 2018

    Batten Briefing: Decarbonizing the Automobile Industry

    The UVA Darden School's Batten Institute released the first in a series of reports that explores whether decarbonization of key industry sectors can take place by 2060, limiting global warming and avoiding insurmountable global disruption.  

    Forbes | 7 June 2017

    Trump's Anti-Climate Stance Will Obstruct Green Innovation
    UVA Darden Professor Mike Lenox shares his thoughts on the potential impacts of the Trump Adminstration's exit from the Paris climate change agreement, the need for disruption across a broad range of sectors to push forward the clean energy agenda in lieu of federal support, and the opportunity for comprehensive green technology policy. 

    UVA Darden Report | 6 June 2017

    Business Innovation & Climate Change Initiative Panel Calls For Stronger 'Green Finance' 
    The UVA Darden School’s Batten Institute hosted a panel of experts to discuss investments made as well as the innovative strategies and initiatives pursued by the business community in response to evolving environmental realities. At the event, Darden Dean Scott Beardsley said climate change presents “an opportunity for business leaders to help improve the world.”  

    UVA Darden Report | 25 May 2017

    UVA Darden Launches Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative
    The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced the launch of the Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative, an ambitious new project spearheaded by Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation aimed at exploring how business innovation can be a source for pragmatic solutions to one of the world’s most urgent issues.