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Professor Tom Gladwin

Professor Tom Gladwin

Tom is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Michigan where he served as the Max McGraw Professor of Sustainable Enterprise and Director of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, jointly in the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources & Environment.


Biography:

He co-directed the University's "Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation" (SMART) Project and taught courses on systems thinking, global change and sustainable business.  He is the recipient of 30 foundation and academic awards for research on ecologically and socially sustainable commerce. including major awards from the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Energy Foundation.  He has received five awards for Excellence in Teaching and in 2003 received the "Faculty Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement" from the World Resources Institute and the Aspen Institute.  Tom has served as a Core Faculty member in a wide variety of University of Cambridge programmes on sustainable business since 1994. He and his wife have recently created "Red Barn Studios" creating outdoor garden art from recycled materials.