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Overcoming Gender Inequality in the Tech Sector

76 percent of STEM jobs are held by men. But good, smart people and companies are trying to solve the problem.
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New Crop of OneEnergy Scholars Looks to Make a Net Impact

Aiming to forge careers in the U.S. solar industry, six students will receive mentoring and hands-on training from OneEnergy Renewables and Net Impact.
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Sprint Offers $5K to Students Who Find Innovative Ways to Recycle Smartphones

Have a bright idea for a new way to recycle an old smartphone? This week, Sprint launched its first-ever Smartphone Encore Challenge that…
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Video: Net Impact Student Mariana Negrao Talks Diversity at NI14

"To me, diversity is being able to bring different sources of inspiration to the debate," MBA student and Net Impact member Mariana Negrao…
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Video: Net Impact Student Ishara Emerson Talks Diversity at NI14

"Diversity is all about quantity and getting people together … Inclusion is really about quality: getting those people, from those different backgrounds, and…
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Video: Maggie Davies of Net Impact Talks Diversity at NI14

"Zooming out entirely: The global challenges that we face are massive and very complex, and it's going to require everyone being involved," Maggie…
Last year, Net Impact welcomed a lively debate between Exxon Vice President Ken Cohen and Sierra Club CEO Michael Brune.

Net Impact Celebrates 22 Years of Breaking Boundaries

Twenty-two years ago, a small group of MBAs and entrepreneurs had a great idea. In the midst of a world where business was…
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3p Weekend: 5 Things Employers Need to Know About Millennials

According to a study conducted in 2012 by leadership strategist Erica Dhawan, 75 percent of the global workforce will be made up of…
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Why Sustainable MBAs Should Work for ExxonMobil and JP Morgan

Sustainable MBA students want to work for responsible companies like Unilever, Nike, SAP and M&S, but what about the ‘bad’ guys? Wouldn’t it…
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Sustainability Jobs 101: Landing a Creative Career

Have you thought innovatively about career opportunities and how to put your existing skills to work in the sustainability context? Three sustainability leaders…
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Five Invaluable Elements for Developing an Effective Sustainability Course

Alan Scheller-Wolf, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie-Mellon University describes the five important principles that helped him develop a successful sustainability MBA course.
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Why Businesses Must Focus On Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

Hurricane Sandy drew attention to the increasing climate-related risks for communities and businesses.
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Health Insurer Humana Gamifies Fitness

Humana, a Fortune 100 healthcare company, recently got serious about its commitments: it published its first CSR report and is busy embedding CSR into…
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When David and Goliath Work Together: Scaling Up Through Business Partnerships

Two high-profile partnerships – Honest Tea and Coca-Cola, Recyclebank and Waste Management – show that partnering big can help companies take their social…
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The Changing Face of the MBA (Infographic)

Net Impact surveyed more than 3,000 respondents on the strengths of top MBA programs in order to give an unprecedented look into the…