The MBA’s Climate Primer

gsb.jpgOne of the cooler ‘freebies’ that Stanford Business School passed out at the Net Impact conference last November was a “Primer” on climate change. The problem was the print was so tiny you could hardly read it. I has happy to discover the other day that there’s a downloadable PDF version which not only saves paper, but can be enlarged. Have a look at it here! The key takeaway:

Climate change may prove to be the most important business issue of the 21st century.
Managers who wish to be responsible to shareholders and the broader community must be prepared to face the challenges and opportunities presented by our shifting climate. Trillions of dollars, millions of lives, thousands of species – infinite solutions

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.