Business

Scholarly Publications

U.S. Policy and the Global Environment

December 2000

Prior to the 2000 election The Aspen Institute convened a distinguished group of science, business, and environment leaders as a hypothetical committee to advise the new President on global...

Business Strategies for Conservation on Private Lands: Koa Forestry as a Case Study

June 2006

Innovative financial instruments are being created to reward conservation on private, working lands.

Rise of Self-employment in China, The: Development or Distress?

January 2007

This paper evaluates the role of self-employment in China's rural economy, while paying attention to whether the rise of self-employment promotes entrepreneurship and is a sign of development, or...

Other Publications

Global Environmental Agenda for the U.S., A

January 1900

(excerpt) The group of science, environment, and business leaders who produced and discussed these memoranda share a strong conviction that you and your administration face an array ofhistoric and...

Smallholders and High Value Commodities in China

October 2006

In this report, we seek to meet the specific objectives of the first phase of China's study.

The Global Economic Impacts of Climate Change

November 2015

This research brief is based on a paper from the journal Nature, published on-line on October 21, 2015, entitled “Global non-linear effect of temperature on economic production.” The paper, led by...

News

At climate symposium, Kennedy posits global warming as most serious worldwide threat

June 2004

Speaking at a June 24 joint conference sponsored by the Brookings Institution and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, CESP senior fellow Donald Kennedy warned of the pressing need to address...

CESP senior fellows receive funding from the Presidential Fund to support the launch of the new program on Food Security and the Environment

February 2006

The project, "Feeding the World in the 21st Century: Exploring the Connections Between Food Production, Health, Environmental Resources and International Security," was one of eight projects to be...

Program on Global Justice: Just supply chains, liberation technology, and human rights

September 2008

One of Stanford's many remarkable attractions is the Rodin sculpture garden. And perhaps the most extraordinary Rodin sculpture is his Gates of Hell, inspired by Dante's Inferno.

Events

Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the Roles for Firms and Foundations

February 11, 2011

Inaugural Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium.

Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: The Role of Crop Wild Relatives

September 6, 2010

This meeting is the third in a series of consultations between agricultural scientists (in particular those interested in the conservation and use of crop diversity in plant improvement) and...

12th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment: Environment & Security

January 18, 2012

FSE director Roz Naylor will be a plenary speaker at the National Council for Science and Education's 12th National Conference on Science, Policy, and the Environment: Environment & Security.

Projects

Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Lecture Series

The Payne Lectureship is named for Frank E. Payne and Arthur W. Payne, brothers who gained an appreciation for global problems through their international business operations.
English

Multimedia

Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the Roles for Firms and Foundations

February 2011

Inaugural Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium.