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. 



Sustainable Earth

Latest Blog

The Mystery at the Center of the Sustainability Universe

"For most companies, the majority of greenhouse gas emissions are generated in their supply chain. Poor labor conditions, the employment of child workers, and human trafficking are among the social ills that lurk in supply chains... Moreover, supply chain management is at the center of critical resource issues, such as how to reduce the ever-growing mountain of plastic waste that clogs our oceans."

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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.

Professor Sheffi speaking
Upcoming Appearances

Balancing Green

Event Start
January 15, 2020

Moscow, Russia

The Future of Supply Chain Management

Event Start
January 16, 2020

Moscow, Russia