Andrew J. Hoffman

Andrew (Andy) Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that holds joint appointments at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the School of Environment and Sustainability. 

Andy has published seven books and over seventy articles/book chapters on environmental and social issues as they relate to business. His books include: Climate Change, What’s Your Business Strategy (with John Woody, 2008, Harvard Business Press); Carbon Strategies: How Leading Corporations are Reducing their Climate Change Footprint (2007, University of Michigan Press), Getting Ahead of the Curve: Corporate Strategies that Address Climate Change (2006, Pew Center on Global Climate Change), Organizations, Policy and the Natural Environment (editor with Marc Ventresca, 2002, Stanford University Press), From Heresy to Dogma: An Institutional History of Corporate Environmentalism (2001, Stanford University Press – winner of the 2001 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science), Competitive Environmental Strategy (2000, Island Press) and Global Climate Change: A Senior-Level Dialogue (editor, 1998, New Lexington Press).

He was awarded the 2003 Faculty Pioneer/Rising Star award from the World Resources Institute and the Aspen Institute. His book, From Heresy to Dogma, was awarded the 2001 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science.

Dr. Hoffman holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, awarded jointly by the Sloan School of Management and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.   Prior to academics, Andy worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency (Region 1), Metcalf & Eddy Environmental Consultants, T&T Construction & Design and the Amoco Corporation.

Andy serves on advisory boards of the Oakwood Healthcare System, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Earth Portal, Center for Environmental Innovation, and Canopy Partnership, as well as the editorial board of Organization & Environment