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For our class project here at TriplePundit students write a 500 word post on sustainability related to the above.

Too often professional dilemma’s are simply dilemma’s of communication. In a time when we are all being called to identify missing conversations, bridge professional turfs or speak for those without recourse to human speech these student writings lean into “business as usual” blending the poetic with the professional and surfacing “we are in this together” thinking.

This is our fourth year collaborating with Triple pundit. Enjoy these articles by our future thinking DMBA students.

With appreciations to Nick Aster for his inspiring invitation.

— Elle

Linda Yaven,
Associate Professor, “Live Exchange”
MBA Design Strategy Program
CCA, San Francisco

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Honoring Happiness: What Bhutan, a Cowboy Hat, & the Economy Have in Common

Is Bhutan's unique perspective of happiness as a currency applicable on a larger scale? A growing number of economists, politicians, and CEOs think…
Universal network of life... By [O*] 'BharaT

Social Reconfiguration: Can We Do More With Less?

Social entrepreneurs working independently is inefficient. Networks are critical for social entrepreneurs to scale their impact. Civil society needs to think about how…

Do PSAs Change Behavior?

While research may question the correlation between Public Service Advertisements (PSAs) and behavior change, organizations seem undeterred in their commitments to leverage the…

The Big Drip: Profit’s Place in the Water Business

Water is a natural resource pertinent to the survival of all human life; the mere thought of such being inaccessible to some is…

New Life for a 100-Year-Old Flour Mill

The Hayden Flour Mill currently stands derelict and deserted like a sentinel at the century-old cornerstone entry to the city of Tempe at…

Picasso Got It Right: Sustainable Production and Profitable Consumption

Business exposure is a misnomer in art school, and that’s a shame. Without entirely compromising the integrity of the artistic process, I think…
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The Crossroads of Sustainability, Business and Design is Change

As "change makers," we encounter resistance to change on a regular basis, both internally and externally. Change is nothing new, but what is…
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Climate Change? There’s a Game For That

Do you believe games can help save the world? Use these effective gaming mechanics from Climate Reality Project and PSFK as inspiration to…

Business Predators & Prey 

Design strategy and Innovation are preparing businesses for survival. Many aspects contribute to a business succeeding. I believe these include intuition, speed, and…

Communicating Effectively to Bridge the Great Divide

Throughout history there has been a great philosophical and fundamental divide in humanity. This divide affects our ability to communicate and find common…

The Unsustainability of Neverending Workplace Marathons

Too many hot new companies depend on employees to live for the ever-approaching IPO despite crazy working conditions. How can these companies survive…

How Better Design Can Heal the Fishing Industry

Fishing practices that once sought to maximize the size of the catch, as efficiently as possible through the use of GPS and tracking…

Happiness is Serious Business

In a world where every day conversations revolve around economic crises, political conflicts and natural disasters, it is no wonder that there is…

What’s Next After the Electric Car?

Now that we are at the dawn of the electric car era is it too early to wonder what's next in automobile technology?…

The Leftovers of Fast Fashion

Patagonia is a technical clothing company that started in the early 1970’s. The company commissioned a study on the environmental impact of its…