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Faculty DirectorWharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL)

Eric Orts

Eric Orts is the Guardsmark Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He’s a tenured professor in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department with a secondary appointment in Management.  He also serves as the faculty director of the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL): https://igel.wharton.upenn.edu/.  He has an extensive academic research record, including two books published by Oxford University Press on Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm (rev. ed. 2015) and The Moral Responsibility of Firms (co-edited, 2017).  He lives in West Philadelphia with his wife Julie, a dog Butterbean, and Zen Dude Cat.