Archived ISE News


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 May, 2013






 "Sustainability conference challenge: Make a difference"

June 21, 2012  by Jamie Duffy for NJ Press Media, on the June 15th ISE/CHRMS Breakfast Seminar, “Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: A Historic Opportunity to Shape the Future We Want.”


"Where are all the green jobs?"


Mar 22, 2012 by Jeana Wirtenberg, Transitioning to Green...Scientists, government and business leaders are sounding an urgent call to action. Scientific studies point to an alarming and unprecedented trends in global warming and climate change, species extinction and biodiversity....


"Transitioning to Green: Preparing workers for a sustainable economy"

Mar 22, 2012 by Meghan Van Dyk | Staff Writer ... opportunities exist in the emerging green business field. She hopes Transitioning to Green can help. Jeana Wirtenberg and Bill Russell, colleagues at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Institute for Sustainable Enterprise.


"The Business of Biodiversity" 


Feb. 23, 2012 by Meghan Van Dyk | Staff Writer on ISE/CHRMS Breakfast Seminar speaker Helen Crowley, Conservation and Ecosystem Services Specialist,



May, 2011

ISE NEWSLETTER, No. 3, 2010-2011


April, 2011


4/15/11 article on "Morristown Eco Center"


Courier News Article 4/2/11: "Turning Green in Morristown to Promote Growth"


 August, 2010


article from August 17, 2010 Daily Record re: Transitioning to Green

"Looking for a green job in New Jersey? Montville, NJ expert Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg can help"



July, 2010

From "Wyckoff Patch" Career Change Can do a World of Good


March, 2010


"Sustainability creates better world, FDU gathering told"

Article in Daily Record (3/27/10) on David Grant, President and CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, who spoke on "Forging Collaborative Partnerships for Sustainability" at the ISE/CHRMS Breakfast Seminar on March 26, 2010.


March, 2010

ISE NEWSLETTER, No. 2, 2009 - 2010


February, 2010


 ISE mentioned in Institute for Corporate Productivity article"Serious about Sustainability" 


September, 2009

ISE NEWSLETTER, No. 1, 2008 - 2009


September, 2009


ISE's Jeana Wirtenberg mentioned in Times of Trention article, "Lending an ear to Green Noise"



May, 2009

NJBIZ is pleased to announce that Matt Polsky, ISE RESEARCH ASSISTANT,  was selected as a finalist in the Green Executive of the Year category in the inaugural Green Leadership Awards program. The Green Leadership Awards recognizes and celebrates New Jersey's businesses for their environmental achievements and initiatives.



December, 2008


"Combine Your Green and HR Efforts

Reducing your environmental impact one employee at a time"

(Posted December 30, 2008 - US News and World Report)


November, 2008


Dr. Christine Farias, former moderator of the FDU Florham Campus Green Club, wins award  from the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority for her efforts to bring recycling to the Florham Campus of FDU.  


October, 2008


Institute for Sustainable Enterprise awarded $20,000 Grant from Alcoa Howmet


Summer/Fall 2008


ISE's Sustainable Business Incubator showcased in "FDU Magazine"



October, 2008



The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook is the culmination of two and a half years’ research and writing by a team of 29 OD practitioners and academics led by Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D.

More information on The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook

Article in The Bergen Record on The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook


May, 2008

ISE showcased in "FDU Magazine"(winter/spring '08)


"Doing Well by Doing Good"


March, 2008

Read about ISE in the March, 2008 Issue of

NJ Business Magazine


January, 2008

ISE Announced the Launch of New Sustainable Business Incubator  Press Release     "FDU launches business incubator" -  Daily Record, 1/31/08


November, 2007

On November 12, 2007, Jeana Wirtenberg was the featured guest on the "About Town" TV program, broadcast on cable in southwestern Connecticut, describing important research and findings on Enterprise Sustainability, and the work of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at FDU. Watch Now!! 


November, 2007


The First Energy Foundation provided a $20,000 grant to FDU's Institute for Sustainable, Silberman College of Business, to support the design, development and implementation of programs to learn how to develop and lead thriving sustainable enterprises.

October, 2007

The Institute for Sustainable Enterprise was recently awarded the NAWBO-NCJ 2007 Acorn Award (National Association of Women Business Owners - North Central Jersey)  Corporate Partner Category


September, 2007

AMA Report “Creating a Sustainable Future”,  Authors:  ISE Principals Drs. Joel Harmon and Jeana Wirtenberg;  Contributors:  ISE Principals Dr. Kent Fairfield and Mr. Bill Russell

More information on report

September, 2007

Dr. Dan Twomey, FDU Professor Emeritus and former ISE Director, was honored at his alma mater, the State University of New York, as an inductee in the SUNY Cobleskill Business School Hall of Fame. A formal induction ceremony was held on Saturday, September 29, 2007. Dr. Twomey received a plaque with a brief description of his accomplishments.


July, 2007

Article in Newark Star Ledger (Fall Education section). ISE is mentioned on page 2



  July, 2007  


 "HR's Role in Building a Sustainable Enterprise: Insights from Some of the World's Best Companies" 

This Paper was the lead article in the current special issue of the HR Planning Society’s "HR Planning Journal“ (30.1) on "The Triple Bottom Line: HR's Contribution"

April, 2007

The Institute for Sustainable Enterprisewas selected by Unity Learning Environments to receive a “World of Possibilities” Awardat the April 21, 2007 Earth Day Green Tie Gala at the Hyatt Hotel in Morristown

Daily Record, Saturday, April 7, 2007.  Article on ISE's award


December, 2006

Article published on, "New Jersey's Garden-Variety Environmentalism",  written by ISE Senior Fellow Matt Polsky


November, 2006

Lawrence Pratt of INCAE University and friend to ISE received the "Grey Pinstripes" 2006 Faculty Pioneers "External Impact Award" from the Aspen Institute.



September, 2006

ISE Receives Grant from JCP&L/First Energy -   Read Press Release!

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