Business Day – Creating MBAs with a Conscience

thinker.jpgAllAfrica’s Business Day cites three good reasons for a new emphasis on ethics and sustainability in business. One, a response to recent scandals. Two, increasing availability of opportunities made possible by the demand for sustainable development. Three, need for socio-economic change – particularily applicable in Africa – which can only be made through business. The article concludes that South Africa’s business schools are lagging in their response to the issues. Is yours?

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.