Stuart Hart
American academic, writer and consultant

Stuart L. Hart is an American academic, writer and consultant and the founder of Enterprise for a Sustainable World, a non-profit dedicated to helping businesses make the transition to sustainability. Stuart L. Hart is Professor and the Steven Grossman Endowed Chair in Sustainable Business at the University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business and the Samuel C. Johnson Chair Emeritus in Sustainable Global Enterprise and Professor of Management Emeritus at Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management. Hart is the Executive Editor of Green Leap Review, the Founding Director of the Emergent Institute based in Bangalore, India, and Founder of the Base of the Pyramid Global Network.

Professor Hart is one of the world’s top authorities on the implications of environment and poverty for business strategy. He has published more than 70 papers and authored or edited seven books with over 25,000 Google Scholar citations. His article “Beyond Greening: Strategies for a Sustainable World” won the McKinsey Award for Best Article in the Harvard Business Review for 1997 and helped launch the movement for corporate sustainability. With C.K. Prahalad, Hart also wrote the pathbreaking 2002 article “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid,” which provided the first articulation of how business could profitably serve the needs of the four billion poor in the developing world.


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