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  • Net Impact Publishes Business As UnUsual 2010 Report

    Hot off the presses comes Net Impact’s rather comprehensive report on business schools focusing on “sustainability” programs. “Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.” The organization is active on campuses and […] More

  • Being a Good Person Can Benefit You in the Workplace

    It’s not hard for many of us to think back on our careers (no matter how long or short they may be) and remember that jerk of a boss that swore at people or failed to consider input other than his own. Fortunately for me, the experiences haven’t been too bad, but for those that […] More

  • Are We “Green-washing” our MBAs?

    With the beginning of the Fall 2010 semester right around the corner, I wonder how many new MBA candidates will start the year wearing green? In July I read a post on CSRwire entitled “Will Green MBAs Save the Planet?” by Elaine Cohen which commented on a recent trend in Business Schools.  Apparently the number […] More

  • Accenture Joins McKinsey in the Battle Cry for Corporate CSR

    A recent United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)/Accenture study of 766 corporate CEOs has found that 93% of executives surveyed believe that sustainability will be a key factor in the future of their businesses.  So, I suppose CSR is the new Tiger Woods for the global management consulting behemoth? More

  • Can Grilled Cheese Save the World?

    Probably not, but it sure is delicious. All joking aside, college campuses have always been rife with awareness/activism, however the recent trends seems to be direct involvement in projects rather than simple awareness campaigns. Young people are becoming more interested social and environmental issues particularly in far-away places thanks to social media and online images/videos […] More

  • AASHE Releases Annual Review of Sustainability in Higher Education

    A new report produced by AASHE – the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education – shows an explosion of activity around sustainability on campuses across the US and Canada. AASHE Digest 2006 offers a comprehensive review of campus sustainability efforts from the past year. The report includes over 600 stories about higher […] More

  • Dominican University Gains Green MBA Program

    A program with roots at Dominican is being added to the University’s graduate business offerings. Starting this fall, Dominican will offer an MBA in Sustainable Enterprise. Dominican has acquired the trademarked Green MBA program currently offered at New College of California. The Green MBA was among the first of its kind and remains one of […] More

  • College Sustainability Report Card

    The Sustainable Endowments Institute released its College Sustainability Report Card, which grades 100 leading colleges by looking at campus greening practices and endowment policies. The Cambridge-based research institute announced that the report’s grade of "A-", the highest cumulative sustainability grade, was received by Harvard University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, and Williams College. In addition, 26 […] More

  • Presidio School of Management Ranks Among Top Bay Area MBA Programs

    As prestigious B-schools everywhere update their MBA curriculum to respond to today’s educational focus on socially and environmentally responsible business practices, one Bay Area college has been quietly gaining momentum for its innovative MBA program. Since 2003, San Francisco-based Presidio School of Management has offered an MBA in Sustainable Management that integrates environmental, ethical and […] More

  • Beyond Grey Pinstripes

    Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and ranking of business schools, spotlights innovative full-time MBA programs and faculty that lead the way in integrating issues of social and environmental stewardship into business school curricula and research. These programs and pioneering faculty are preparing students for the reality of tomorrow’s markets, equipping them with an understanding […] More

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