Attracted by lax regulations, industrial agriculture has descended on the remote Sulphur Springs Valley in Arizona, depleting its aquifer — leaving many residents with no water at all. "What the smart money is doing is looking around and saying, 'Where else can we go where there is no regulation?'" said Robert Glennon, Regents' Professor of Law at the UA. "And that is Arizona."
The UA is home to trailblazing thinkers working at the intersections of business, economics, and the environment to provide an understanding of the costs and benefits of a changing environment and the relevance to business practices. From the economic analysis of alternative policy to the business case for sustainability, UA faculty are contributing to new partnerships and more effective choices for our economy.