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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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How Human Future Interaction Can Help Plan for a Sustainabilty

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Digital Fitness Games Have a Financial and Social ROI

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Can We Make Climate Change Sizzle?

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Old Is New Again: Nike’s Push Towards Sustainable Advertising

As a business owner and partner in a creative shop here in Oregon with a decade of experience in marketing and advertising in…
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Intellectual Property: When Protecting Ideas Destroys Them

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How Green is Your Data?

If you printed out a gigabyte of data that would equate to 50,000 pages of printed single space text. Now imagine 34 x…

A Genuine Measure: GDP vs Genuine Progress

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Sustaining Traditions for Sustainability

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Asking for Directions: Communication at a Crossroad

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Are you a Green Designer?

Eight years ago I had my first opportunity to engage as a product designer when I worked on an industrial meat grinder. My…

Creating a Shared Vision of a Positive Future

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Building Your Personal Business Model

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Electrifying Caltrain’s Baby Bullet

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The Zeitgeist of 21st Century is Yours to Share

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Let’s Talk Smart Growth

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