International Advisory Board
The Encyclopedia of Earth
Andrew J. Hoffman is the Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Dr. Hoffman’s research deals with the nature and dynamics of change within institutional and cultural systems. He applies that research toward understanding the cultural and managerial implications of environmental protection and social sustainability for industry.
Dr. Hoffman’s books include Organizations, Policy and the Natural Environment: Institutional and Strategic Perspectives (Stanford University Press, 2002), From Heresy to Dogma: An Institutional History of Corporate Environmentalism - Expanded Edition, (Stanford University Press, 2001), and Competitive Environmental Strategy: A Guide to the Changing Business Landscape, (Island Press, 2000). His book, From Heresy to Dogma, was awarded the 2001 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science.
Dr. Hoffman was awarded the 2003 Faculty Pioneer-Rising Star award from the World Resources Institute and The Aspen Institute. Prior to his academic career, he worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency, Metcalf & Eddy, the Amoco Corporation, and T&T Construction and Design, Inc.
Dr. Hoffman holds a B.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.