Three students from Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability, who started their own consultancy while still in school, share their tips for budding entrepreneurs.
Author: Bard College MBA
A Bard MBA in Sustainability student tracks the success of the B Team: a group of corporate leaders who take as a self-evident truth that purpose, not profit, must form the foundation of any business that wants to stick around.
New York has always prided itself on its mass transit, but any New Yorker will bemoan the pitfalls of daily commuting: overcrowding, delays, litter and more. Despite a population that continues to grow, the city and state resist the MTA’s requests for more funding, and commutes become longer and less bearable.
Instead of certifying a siloed specialists, the sustainability profession should seek to include and be open to everyone. In particular, let’s ensure that our profession is sufficiently diverse, before we seek to limit it.
An innovative solution on the horizon in New York, called community net metering, may allow low-to-moderate income residents to benefit from the cost savings of distributed solar energy projects.
The Great Seal of our nation skillfully encapsulates the principles and ethics worth living by. Created as an official signature to enable the newly founded nation to sign treaties, it sealed our vows to other nations.
Our cluelessness as to what happens after the waste bag is placed on the curb is nowhere more evident than in the fuzzy logic of our waste-to-energy (WTE) debate.
3-D printing could offer a dual solution to the world’s waste problem, allowing transformation of plastic waste into new plastic products.
It is not too late to start researching programs for next fall. Most graduate schools will consider applications for qualified candidates into late June. And, if applicants haven’t yet taken the GRE or GMAT, don’t worry. Many programs will review student applications prior to them taking the standardized tests.
New York City startup aims to empower the responsible consumer with innovative campaign. Eban Goodstein, Director, Bard MBA in Sustainability For decades now, sustainability entrepreneurs have been trying to mine the vein of responsible consumption, with only limited success. Polls show people want to shop their values, but they seldom shell out much of a … Continued
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