About the Editor

david_photoDavid L. Levy received his doctorate from Harvard Business School and is now a Professor of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Boston (UMB). You can visit his low-tech academic home page for more information about his publications and presentations and to access his CV. The Aspen Institute recently named David the 2011 Faculty Pioneer, for demonstrating leadership in  integrating social, ethical, and environmental issues into the MBA curriculum. He is the Academic Co-Director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab – SSL, as in ’sizzle’!  In April 2018, SSL published a report authored by David, ‘Financing Climate Resilience: Mobilizing Resources and Incentives to Protect Boston from Climate Risks’.

David is frequently invited to lecture on the topic of climate change, urban resilience, and business and finance to policymakers, business and academic audiences. He has delivered presentations to a business forum in Berlin, a municipal finance conference in Detroit, a workshop of United Nations delegates in New York, and seminars at Cambridge, LSE, Manchester, Warwick, and MIT. His recent media appearances include:

Boston Neighborhood News Network 4.6.2018.  10 minute segment on Climate Resilience Finance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxGhMj6Saak

Living Lab Radio NPR WGBH/Cape and Islands 4.11.2018 broadcast 4.15.2018  http://capeandislands.org/post/no-free-lunch-when-it-comes-coastal-resiliency#stream/0

Bloomberg Baystate Business 4.16.2.18.  106.1 FM in Boston with Peter Barnes. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2018-04-16/bloomberg-baystate-business-bank-of-america-nift-flooding

Featured in Boston Globe article on climate resilience: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/04/12/umass-report-cautions-billions-needed-for-local-climate-change-preparations/yWd2khQxMei8DNzUhrATkM/story.html

Earthday 2010, David was interviewed about green jobs and business opportunities on New England Cable News.

David has published two books on business and climate change.  He co-edited with Peter Newell “The Business of Global Environmental Governance”, published by MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2005. He is also a co-editor of The Business of Climate Change. Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing, 2005.