Professor Yossi Sheffi
Elisha Gray II Professor, 
Engineering Systems, MIT
MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics


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New Book

Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (And When Not To)

Professor Sheffi's fifth book, published by MIT Press is available both in stores and in electronic format. It was released in April 2018. Order online from Amazon or Barnes & Noble, as well as book stores everywhere. 



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Latest Blog

Corporate Hot Air No Substitute for Real Action on Climate Change

Have CEOs from top US companies finally seen the light and converted to the cause of social responsibility? That is what the Business Roundtable (BRT) would have us believe in its recently released statement about the purpose of a corporation.

I don’t buy it.

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Critical Questions Live: Is It up to Business to Save the Planet?

MIT’s Yossi Sheffi and sustainability expert and author Andrew Winston debate and discuss the role of for-profit businesses in supporting — and investing in — sustainability goals.

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Upcoming Appearances

Balancing Green

Event Start
October 04, 2019

Cambridge, MA

The Power of Corporate Resilience

Event Start
October 15, 2019

Cambridge, MA