The Lux Debate: Is Sustainability the Enemy of Growth?

May 25, 2022 | Presentation

Presenters: Ujwal Arkalgud, CEO at MotivBase Josh Haslun, Ph.D., Research Director at Lux Research Michael Kearney, Partner at The Engine Scott Kirsner, Columnist at The Boston Globe and Co-Founder at InnoLead Paul Lightfoot, Founder and CEO Emeritus at BrightFarms Kristin Marshall, Associate Research Director at Lux Research Chris Robinson, Research Director at Lux Research Anthony Schiavo, Research Director at Lux Research Volker Sick, Ph.D., Professor at the University of Michigan Gerald Stokes, Ph.D., Visiting Professor at Stony Brook University Is sustainability the enemy of growth? This is an emotive topic to debate, and it has been the subject of many films, including the controversial 2018 System Error, directed by Florian Opitz, and TV documentaries shown across the globe in recent months. Scott Kirsner of The Boston Globe moderated this explosive event that showcased compelling arguments from both sides and highlighted the compromises that business leaders and policymakers may need to make in solving the global challenge of growing business while accelerating sustainable innovation, something business leaders face on a day-to-day basis.


  • Chemicals
  • CPG
  • Government & Non-Profit
  • Industrials
  • Oil and Gas
  • Utilities

Table of Contents

  • Title page

Lead Analysts

Research Director
Research Director
Director, Research
Associate Research Director, Team Captain

About Lux Research

Lux Research is a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory solutions, helping clients drive growth through technology innovation. A pioneer in the research industry, Lux uniquely combines technical expertise and business insights with a proprietary intelligence platform, using advanced analytics and data science to surface true leading indicators. With quality data derived from primary research, fact-based analysis, and opinions that challenge traditional thinking, Lux clients are empowered to make more informed decisions today to ensure future success.

Already a Lux Client?

Sign In

Interested in Learning More?

Contact us to learn the benefits of becoming a Lux member.

Or call us now

For North America (Boston Headquarters)
+1 (617) 502-5300

For EMEA (Amsterdam)
+31 20 280 7900

For APAC (Singapore)
+65 6592-6978